January 27, 2013 Budget Discussion

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013, the Board of Supervisors held the fourth of four departmental hearings dealing with the FY 2013-14 County budget. The following are the results of Tuesday’s budget discussions:

Sheriff’s budget: Uniform Patrol was reduced by $36,264,
Correctional Facility (LEC) was reduced by $65,789
Correctional Facility (Prairie Hills) was increased by $20,000
Court Security was reduced by $2,000
Administration was increased by $13,000
Total reduction of $71,053
Juvenile Services: Juvenile Detention was reduced by $60,000
First Tee Program was not reduced with the stipulation that
participation by other government entities was needed to keep the
program alive.

Youth guidance Services was reduced by $200,000. Included in this reduction were care and keep at Toledo and child care.

Building Services CIP was reduced by $75,000 which included security renovations. It was decided to look at overall security measures at the Courthouse, LEC and Trosper Hoyt

Mental Health was reduced by $650,665. Reductions were done as follows:
Two full time employees reduced by $180,000
Friendship House support reduced by $191,865
Mental Health Court reduced by $250,000
School Outreach reduced by $28,800

All of the results of Tuesday’s action totaled a reduction of $1,056,720.