County budget nears finality
Department figures appear finalized
Last updated 12/18/2022 at 1:59pm
DAVENPORT—It’s budget season, and the “largest” local budget is that of Lincoln County. Rising medical insurance, risk insurance and other costs have made the 2023 budget a challenge to complete for the Auditor’s Office and county commissioners, but that budget is getting closer to finalization every day.
Chief accountant Rhonda Luiten shared department figures with The Record-Times and said these figures likely won’t be adjusted before the budget is finalized.
The costliest current expense item budgeted is Sheriff operations at $1,344,984, which is a slight decrease from the...