15/16 Budget Briefing from the CEO
Returning to normalcy. The County workforce stands at 778 down about 26%. Only substantial staffing changes have been for the ACA. The general fund gap has been as high as 2M now almost zero.
Revenues are stabilizing. Sales tax is expected to rise 5% this year and 2% next year. Property tax growth rates have reached their average of 5.5%. Most county revenue streams in departments will remain flat. State and Federal budgets more stable because of the economy.
Threats and challenges remain. PERS rates will rise for the next 5 years for two reasons. The economic recovery is sluggish and choppy. Need for continued funding of infrastructure. Return to normalcy in the next couple of years.
1. Budget Calendar
2. County Goals & Objectives
3. Subcommittee Calendar
4. Proposed Budget for FY 2015-16
5. Final Budget for FY 2015-16
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