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11.15.22 PM - BOCC
· Inflation shows its face in the form of big increases in employee dental and health insurance premiums and salary hikes; possible savings on rates by consulting with unions, on salaries by switching some positions from overtime exempt to non-exempt.
· Public Hearing on financing of Current Expense and Road Fund budgets through property tax collection, projected to be lower this year; Assessor says 5% increase needed to compensate drop in the levy tax rate from $1.35 to $1.20 per thousand; state levy should be lower.
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Inflation, County Employees, County Payroll, Road Fund, Budgets, Levy