County passes FY 2017-18 budget, 4-1

Dollar billThe Citrus County Commission on Tuesday passed the budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18 by a vote of 4-1, with Commissioner Ron Kitchen voting nay.

The new Fiscal Year begins on Oct. 1.

County Administrator Randy Oliver said the budget will be $265,468,427 million, which represents a 4.85 percent decrease from Fiscal Year 2016-17 of $279,010,261.

BOCC takes first look at 2017-18 budget, sets tentative millage

Budget artThe Citrus County Commission on Wednesday got its first look at the preliminary budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18.
The new Fiscal Year begins on Oct. 1.

Reconciling repaving in coming budget

Citrus County Commissioner Jimmie T. Smith, District 3It's almost budget time for the county, and in that, we have some tough choices to make about how we deal with how much money we collect in taxes and how we spend it.

Facing budget pressures, county weighs employee pay options

On the eve of March, Citrus County has begun formulating the Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget, which begins on Oct. 1.
As its constitutional officers begin to mark up their own budgets to go inside the overall county budget, the county also has to consider the cost of the pay scales of its own employees, and a whole host of other costs associated with running the county.

County passes final 2016-17 budget

The Citrus County Commission on Monday passed the budget for 2016-17 by a 3-2 vote.

Voting against the tentative budget were commissioners Dennis Damato and Scott Adams.

Our view: When budgets matter

As we have pointed out in an earlier story, there is some disagreement among Citrus County Commissioners about the upcoming budget finalization on Sept. 27, 2016.


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