Tentative Venango County Budget Approved; No Tax Hike Is Included

November 20, 2013

The Venango County commissioners have given their approval to a preliminary $51.3 million county budget that does not contain a real estate tax increase.

Expenses for 2014 are listed at about a two-percent higher level than for this year.  The spending plan anticipates a deficit of more than $2.8 million.

The general fund budget in the overall plan was listed at more than $18.9 million.

Final approval is expected at the commissioners’ meeting of December 10.

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