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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

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