The Dickson County fiscal calendar year 2021-2022 spending budget of $121.34 million was accredited this thirty day period by the county commission with no tax boost.
The county’s spending budget contains the Dickson County School’s $70.16 million spending plan.
The remaining $51.18 million incorporates county personnel and companies, these as the county mayor’s workplace, sheriff’s office environment, county buildings, county courts, crisis administration, and the clerk’s business, amid some others.
“It’s a superior budget,” stated County Mayor Bob Rial to the commissioners. “Thank you for your get the job done to make this take place.”
Rial also applauded the county division leaders for their spending plan operate.
“They take it critically. They set their coronary heart and soul into it,” Rial said.
The mayor famous that in some past several years, having the spending budget finalized has been “quite the roller coaster journey.” But this 12 months the finances was pretty normal, reasonably unchanged from past calendar year, and both of those the county and educational facilities budgets passed right before the state’s July deadline.
The county’s $28.97 million standard fund spending budget includes a 3 percent pay back raise for staff, Rial stated.
The spending budget also consists of the addition of a 2nd veteran assistance officer to “assist veterans in getting all their acquired gains,” Rial claimed.
The finances anticipates much more than $15.5 million in home tax revenues from the county’s $2.35 tax charge, which is utilized per $100 of assessed residence value.
The subsequent are the 2021-2022 spending budget totals for the county’s more substantial departments:
Sheriff’s Business office – $5.99 million
County jail – $6.13 million
Ambulance service – $4.9 million
Basic Sessions Courtroom – $1.18 million
Nonprofit, volunteer fire
The county also authorized as part of the finances, appropriating the next to area nonprofits:
Metropolis/town festivals – $3,500
Mid-Cumberland Human Useful resource Agency – $10,000
Hearth Service – $204,000
Dickson County Assist Middle – $5,000
Highland Rim – $5,000
Rescue Squad – $41,575
Aid to Dependent Children – $4,000
Senior Citizens Centre – $20,000
Airport Authority – $25,000