County Supervisors approve 2015 budget

    GRUNDY CENTER — The Grundy County Board of Supervisors approved the County’s Fiscal 2015 budget Monday, capping several weeks of balancing departmental needs against money coming in.
    The approved budget includes a tax rate of $8.85432 per $1,000 valuation in rural areas and $5.66244 for urban areas. The rates are up from $8.46802 (rural) and $5.35271 (urban) a year ago.
    The budget includes $4.65 million for roads and transportation, $2.08 million for capital projects and $1.93 million for public safety and legal services.
    There were no public or written comments about the budget, which passed unanimously on a role call vote.
     County Engineer Gary Mauer presented the County’s five-year road construction plan to the Supervisors, noting that the plans for the next two years are likely fairly accurate while changes are entirely possible in years beyond that.


For more of this story, see the March 13 Grundy Register.

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