On the Beat in Bluffton

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

N-B Links: Estimate your tax bill

The Department of Local Government Finance certified the county’s 2014 budget order and tax rates last week, but for two municipalities the numbers look different from what was submitted.

The Town of Ossian did not advertise its adopted 2014 budget by the deadline, so the town’s budget will “revert to last year’s budget,” Clerk Treasurer Jeanette Dickey explained Friday.

Also, according to the DLGF, Bluffton’s General Fund was decreased because “projected revenues are insufficient to fund the adopted budget.”

Mayor Ted Ellis explained, though, that this is normal as a “cushion” is budgeted. He added what the DLGF approved is sufficient.

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