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County begins work on $203.2 million budget

The Linn County Budget Committee on Thursday, April 22, approved a 2021-22 FY budget of $203,198,263.

Meetings began Monday and were held at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center.

The budget will now go before Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist, Sherrie Sprenger and Will Tucker, for adoption by June 30.

The Budget Committee chaired by Jennifer Stanaway includes vice-chair Kerry Johnson and Mellissa Barnard, plus the three commissioners.

The current 2020-21 adopted budget is $183,868,513.

The FY 2021-22 budget includes:

General Fund, $46,511,778;

Road Fund, $40,429,204;

Fair Fund, $402,8...