County Budget Will Be Increasing in 2020

Chattooga County Commissioner Jason Winters says that the county’s budget will be increasing next year.  The proposed budget is  $14,773,274, representing increases in courthouse building repairs of $125,359 which will come from sales tax.  Other increases include:

Registrars Office – $4,580 – from general fund

Juvenile Court – $19, 211 – from general fund

Probate Court – $51,534 – from general fund

District Attorney – $16,994 – from general fund

Sheriff’s Department – $288,704 – from general fund

Jail – $248,667 – from general fund

E-911- $39,661 – from general fund

Roads & Bridges – $235,090 – from sales tax fund

Water Department – $100,000 – from sales tax fund

Ag Center – $50,000 – from sales tax fund

Commissioner Winters will adopt the budget at a meeting that will be held this Friday, December 20, 2019 at 11 AM at his office on Commerce Street.