By: OC Supervisor Shawn Nelson
Staff presented Third Quarter Budget Report, ending March 31, 2015. Revenues were reported to be slightly increased, including the property tax revenue that comprises approximately 90% of the County’s general purpose, or discretionary, revenue.
The County’s strengthened fiscal condition is also due in part to the County’s commitment to encouraging responsible budgeting. Staff noted that at the beginning of each fiscal year, the County tends not to fully fund every department’s request, which motivates innovation and stewardship while carrying out operations. Continue reading