While budget analysis goes on throughout the year, the August budget sessions with commissioners and staff set the stage for the preliminary 2020 county budget due out in September. More fine-tuning happens in October and November in advance of the public budget meeting in early December.
The County Board reviews and analyzes department projections within the framework of pursuing a stable tax rate while meeting current and future needs of the County.
Commissioners dedicate significant time and effort into this process. Their budget sessions, held as a Committee of the Whole, continue this week. Click to view the schedule.