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Comissioners Will Delay The Regular Budget Process

May 1st, 2012 by WCBC Radio

As a result of still not knowing what the state of Maryland’s final budget may look like- the Allegany County Commissioners will delay the regular budget process somewhat- postponing the originally scheduled public budget hearing Thursday until a later date. The state passed a “doomsday” budget last month- which included more than $500 million in budget cuts. The effect on Allegany County would be anywhere from two to three million for the next fiscal year- a cut that could lead to personnel cuts. With talk of a special session to address the doomsday budget heating up- the county commissioners will take a wait and see approach. County Administrator David Eberly said the state’s inability to deal with the budget during the regular 90 day session has caused a great deal of consternation for local governments across the state…

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