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Commissioners approve final preliminary budget

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

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 $8,260,046 in rev...


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