County Tax Levy To Remain Flat

By Gordon Hopkins
Jefferson County Commissioners have decided not to raise the county’s tax levy for the next budget year.
Brian Blobaum, CPA with Blobaum & Busboom PC, has been working with commissioners for several weeks on the new budget. Blobaum told commissioners at a meting on Tuesday, August 24, “This budget leaves $803,356 more reserves in the prior year budget that we did a year ago.”
While the county is in a better financial position than in the previous year, Blobaum warns that is likely due to exceptional circumstances that cannot be counted on in the future, “We had a very fortunate year in inheritance fund receipts and we ha...


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