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By Drew Lawson
The Times 

Commissioners approve final preliminary budget

Deadline is Dec. 31 to close budget gap, approve official budget


Last updated 12/21/2021 at 12:20pm

DAVENPORT—The county commissioners went through the formality of approving the final preliminary budget before they approve the final 2022 budget and attempt to close a budget gap that’s grown to $1.3 million. The preliminary budget was approved Monday, Dec. 6.

Typically, the commissioners balance the gap with a cash reserve and try to stay conservative with revenues to not oversell the potential for revenue, commissioner Rob Coffman said. A budget gap is typical for a small county.

The current expense fund approved in the preliminary budget totals $9,593,298 with a projected $8,260,0...

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