County approves 2015 budget

Includes reserves for hospice, campground

The Sweetwater County Commissioners approved a budget of nearly $50 million last week.

The budget resolution was approved in a special meeting Wednesday evening that Commissioner Wally Johnson said aimed to give residents a chance to comment on the proposed budget before it was approved.

While the general county budget totals $49,614,061, the total appropriations approved in the resolution fund county agencies to a total of $171 million. A majority of those funds belong to Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s budget, which lists a total $78.9 million between two line items denoted as count...


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