Panel Calls For Budget Cuts

Posted: November 6, 2012 at 5:30 a.m.

Benton County’s justices of the peace plan to ask county officials to redo their 2013 budgets — cutting capital items and defending requests for new personnel, travel and other expenses — with an eye on cutting at least $1.1 million from their initial proposals.

At A Glance

County Budget

According to Sarah Daniels, comptroller, Benton County’s initial budget projection shows revenue at $40,541,935 in 2013, down from $41,234,853 expected in 2012. Initial budget requests include $42,189,365 in expenditures, leaving about a $1.6 million shortfall in 2013.

Source: Staff Report

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