County faces drop in revenue
May 21, 2020
A decline in income for businesses across the county is likely to affect this year’s budget decisions, the Crook County Commissioners heard on Wednesday. In the meantime, departments will be asked to reduce their expenditure as much as possible over the next couple of months to address a projected shortage in revenue from tax sources.
At one point, said County Clerk Linda Fritz at a special meeting, the county budget was $1.7 million short, which was enough to cause “heart failure”. Fortunately, in putting all the pieces of the budget together and reviewing the figures, Fritz found re...