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Nevada County Budget Surpasses $250 Million

For the first time, Nevada County’s budget will be over a quarter-of-a-billion dollars. The Board of Supervisors will be holding a series of public meetings this week going over the numbers. The current proposal is 258 million for the 2019-20 fiscal year. County Chief Financial Officer Martin Polt says there are some one-time expenditures in there…

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And there’s the ever-increasing focus on wildfire preparedness and prevention. Polt also says the county is well-positioned if a recession hits, which he sees happening in the next year or two. The public meetings are tomorrow (Tuesday) and Wednesday at 9am at the Board chambers at the Rood Center…

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Final approval is expected at a special meeting on June 18.


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