Kent County Commissioner’s approved a fiscal 2014 budget of almost $45 million on June 11, providing a $2,000 across the board raise for employees and retaining property and income tax rates. Other highlights from the approved budget are listed below.
- Retires over $4 million of debt in the county general and water and sewer funds
- Reduces water and sewer rates by 4%
- Funds the schools at Maintenance of Effort
- Maintains a 10% fund balance
More specifics on the county budget can be found in a PowerPoint summarizing the county’s budget presentation.