County trims $1.6M from budget

May 23, 2012 • Local News

The County Commission reviewed a proposed budget free of layoffs, cuts in services, employee benefits and pay, that maintains a high quality of operations within departments, keeps county roads maintained and prepares for the expansion of the Chaves County Detention Center.

During their budget workshop Tuesday morning, commissioners examined a general operating budget consisting of more than $23 million in projected spending for the 2012-2013 fiscal year. The final budget approval will come May 30 at the commission’s regular business meeting.

“We looked at many areas and we were able to slice Login to read more

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