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Monday, February 6, 2017

Macon County Begins Budget Process for 2017-2018

County Commissioners Boardroom

The Macon County Commissioners met with the county manager and various department heads for a mid-year review and budget kickoff meeting on Friday afternoon.

Here is the 2017-2018 Budget Calendar as presented to the board at the meeting:



Feb 3, 2017
Commissioners receive calendar

Feb 17, 2017
Prelim meeting with Dept Heads

March 17, 2017
Depts complete line item budget input 
and return hard copy requests and narratives

March 24, 2017
County Manager reviews printed line item budget

April 3, 2017 to
April 13, 2017
County Manage meets with Dept Heads as needed

April 17, 2017
Schools and outside agencies submit budget requests

May 9, 2017
Manager's recommended budget presented to Commissioners with message; 
distributed to department heads; posted on county website

May 9 , 2017 unil...
Work sessions with the county commissioners

June 13, 2017 at 6 pm
Public hearing on the budget

June 20, 2017 at 6 pm
Commissioners adopt budget


The meeting lasted a little over two and a half hours. The full video of the meeting is posted below. Additional articles will be posted in the coming week on each segment of the meeting.







Here is what the process looked like the last four times the commissioners met to begin the annual budget process:

2016

2015

2014

2013


MEDIA ROLL CALL

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Macon Media (me)
WNCC-FM/WFSC-AM
Macon County NEws and Shopping Guide
The Franklin Press



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