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County Commission To Hold Final Budget Hearing Today

Livingston County officials will conduct the final public hearing for the 2019 Livingston County Budget this morning.  The hearing is at 10:00 am in the commission room of the courthouse.  The County Commission and the Livingston County Clerk have worked to set the budget that includes, available cash from 2018 of just under $2.1 million dollars, Revenues of $7.7 million and Expenditures of nearly $8.8 million.

A 3% Cost of Living adjustment for the employees and an increase in the starting wage are part of the budget.

The Commissioners have also committed to making sure the county has $1 million in reserves.

Other items in the budget include the courthouse renovation project and a new vehicle for the Sheriff’s Department.

Following approval by the Commission, the budget is filed with the State of Missouri.