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2018 County Budget Approved by Commissioners

Prowers County Courthouse


The Prowers County Commissioners approved the 2018 budget during their regular meeting on Tuesday, December 12th.  The County Budget is $24,155,626 with a mill levy of 27.17, unchanged from 2017.    The total taxable Assessed Valuation for the County has increased from $127,115,001 from last year to $130,860,305.  The commissioners estimated the General Fund expenditures at $7,649,902 which includes a 2% pay increase for all employees in 2018 and an annual payment of $50,000 to support Prowers Economic Prosperity, PEP.

Other portions of the 2018 budget include Road and Bridge expenditures at $2,981,586 and the Sales and Use Tax Fund is estimated at $1,600,000 in revenue for next year and the Sales and Use Tax Fund is estimated at $3,104,023. The Contingency Fund has been dissolved and the fund balance will be used to fund Capital projects.  Expenditures for Human Services are estimated at $4,373,910 with a fund balance estimated at $315,202 and Public Health is estimated at $2,376,302 with the fund balance for the start of 2018 estimated at $1,156,242.

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