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County Adopts Record 257- Million Dollar Budget

With little fanfare or controversy, Nevada County has adopted its budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year, and it’s a record. The spending plan is for 257-million (257,960,143) dollars, the largest ever for the county, which has about 100-thousand people. County Executive Officer Alison Lehman says most of that money is state funding which is distributed through various county agencies…

Listen to Alison Lehman 1

This was also the first budget for Lehman as C-E-O, who took over her current position in September, just in time to start working on the process…

Listen to Alison Lehman 2

Public hearings were held last week, with little negative comment and no revisions. The fiscal year begins on July 1.


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