Commissioners approve county budget
June 30, 2022
Sweetwater County’s budget for fiscal year 2022-2023 has been accepted, and will use under $600,000 of reserve funds to make up for shortfalls between projected revenues and expenditures.
The Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the budget during a special meeting last Thursday, June 23.
Projections for FY2023 put revenues at a total of $46,835,696, while projected expenditures total $52,196,690, creating a shortfall of $5,360,994. Grant revenues and approved federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act are expected to bring in another $4.9 milli...