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County gives first approval to new budget

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Officials consider raising taxes, cutting services to balance budget

By Chris Sardelli

Despite being out of balance, Lancaster County Council gave first reading approval Monday to the first draft of the county’s 2009-10 budget.

County Administrator Steve Willis called it a “continuation budget” because it will remain fairly static. This means there will be no pay raises, but also no furloughs or layoffs for county employees.

In its current form, there is a deficit of almost $350,000 in the $31 million budget.


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