On April 28, 2009, the County Board adopted the FY 2010 Budget. The adopted budget is $946.8 million, which is up 0.6% from the FY 2009 Revised Budget of $941.4 million. Total County spending is up 0.5%, excluding schools. The Schools transfer of $352.4 million is up $2.3 million, an increase of 0.65%.
To balance the budget the approved $19.8 million in service cuts, including $12.1 million in administration and overhead reductions and more than $7.7 direct service reductions. The only tax-supported programs expanded by the County Board were critical safety net programs to help residents most affected by the recession. The County Board added more than $1 million to increase funding for programs providing shelter and transitional housing, food and emergency assistance.
Below are some key documents provided to the County Board for budget adoption, as well as the video of the presentation. The complete online version of the FY 2010 Adopted Budget is available:
FY 2010 QUICK LINKS
FY10 BUDGET TOPICS