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County set to adopt Budget

May 26th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Commissioners are set to officially adopt the FY 2023 budget during tonight’s regular public meeting.  Largely the result of federal COVID dollars- it has been a relatively smooth budget process for the commissioners as the county enjoys a $4.2 million surplus. The healthy reserve and a stronger than expected revenue stream made it possible for the commissioners to grant most funding requests from agencies and departments- as well as agreeing to the first income tax cut since 1998. Allegany County Commissioners President Jake Shade talked about the county’s fiscal rebound…