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Commissioners set preliminary budgets


August 30, 2018

The Powder River County Commissioners set the County’s Preliminary Budgets on Monday. At this meeting, it was noted that Oil & Gas revenues, as well as Federal Mineral Royalties, and State Entitlements are up from last year. What this means is that levies will remain the same as last year – a nice change after last year when some budgets were cut and taxpayers were worried their taxes would increase.

County employees will have a $0.20 per hour raise this year, while elected officials and sheriff’s deputies will not gain a cost of living allowance raise, as was previously reported. The...

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