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By Dan Reed 

Departments present cases for county budget

 

July 30, 2021



Work on the new Carlton County budget for 2022 has started, with each department making presentations for their needs during the next budget cycle during the county board meeting Monday.

Increased health insurance and employee salaries are again a focus with more than 400 on the county payroll.

Historically, county program budgets that can have fund balances at the end of the budget year have been used to cushion the need to keep the property tax increase low for the coming year. The county land department and the county recorder’s office, for example, generate revenue to fund their staff...



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