'Revenues down, expenses up'
Lincoln County $1.2 million from balancing 2021 budget
Last updated 11/16/2020 at 12:16pm
LINCOLN COUNTY – The Lincoln County Commissioners are working with department heads to create a balanced budget for 2021, but surmounting a projected $1.2 million shortfall will require some deliberate actions. The situation at present is one of “revenues down, expenses up” according to Lincoln County Commissioner Rob Coffman.
“We are roughly $1.2 million from balancing the 2021 budget due to some drops in revenue,” Coffman said. “Our overall revenue is expected to be down $400,000 while our expenses are going to increase $300,000.”
Coffman said the increase in expenses is tie...