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Budget policy voided to cover deficit

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Despite revenue increases – including $6.5 million in new Measure Z funding – the Humboldt County budget for the upcoming fiscal year has a $4.9 million deficit. Supervisors have approved waiving a balanced budget policy to cover expenses. A proposed budget deficit that is more than double what

County to hold budget meetings for public

County of Humboldt HUMBOLDT – The County of Humboldt will hold its fourth annual multi-site, interactive Community Budget Meeting on Thursday, March 3 beginning at 6 p.m. This innovative and award-winning meeting gives members of the public an opportunity to discuss current issues with their elected representatives and weigh in on the county’s $300 million

Rising costs burden county budget

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – County spending continues to exceed income but its structural budget deficit is less than it was last year. That was the upshot of a third quarter budget update given at the May 5 Board of Supervisors meeting. Assistant County Administrative Officer Amy Nilsen reported that General Fund expenditures

Supes get updated on budget, drought

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – In a presentation on state-level legislative trends, county supervisors have been told that the state’s budget is balanced, water issues have dominated political debate and the North Coast’s state representation will soon see a changeover. The Board of Supervisors got updates on legislative happenings from their Sacramento consultants

Software, ADA Funding Added To County Budget

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The Board of Supervisors has approved several supplemental budget requests, including a $185,000 financial accounting software system and $150,000 for an American with Disabilities Act (ADA) assessment of county facilities. The budget was firmed up at two public hearings on June 16, where county supervisors made decisions on

MCSD Budget: Back In Black

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Building a new teen center, buying property for a new water tank, removing sludge from a sewer pond and planning for a major sewer system upgrade are among the big-ticket items in the services district’s new budget for the coming fiscal year. The McKinleyville Community Services District Board

New county budget in effect

The county’s budget for the coming fiscal year goes into effect this week and includes cost of living employee raises and use of General Fund savings to cover a $2.9 million deficit. A budget challenged by increased expenses was approved at the June 25 Board of Supervisors meeting. Forwarding the General Fund’s balance to the