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.