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Allegany County Budget Hearings Continue

March 23rd, 2012 by WCBC Radio

It has been a common theme during the first two week of Allegany County budget hearings- with departments and agencies asking for no significant increases, and in some cases seeking less money than previous years. Each Thursday in March the Allegany County Commissioners receive presentations from a variety of departments that receive county funding- and yesterday the Sheriff’s Department; Detention Center; and Greater Cumberland Regional Airport were all on the agenda. With the expectation of the obvious need for addition fuel funds; and some minor capital purchases- the Sheriff’s Department budget is essentially what was presented last year. As was the case last week, County Administrator David Eberly explained to each department that until the county has a better handle on what cuts may be coming from the state- it’s difficult to know how each group may be impacted…

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