Lancaster board looks at proposed 2022-23 budget totaling $44.2 million

Jackie Nunnery

by Jackie Nunnery

LANCASTER—The Lancaster board of supervisors on Thursday, March 10, was presented a first pass at a county operating budget for fiscal year 2022-23. Including the fund balance, the proposed budget totals $44,267,637.

Estimated expenditures of $38,682,330 would include a 10% increase for all full-time and some part-time staff, according to county administrator Don Gill. The board will continue tweaking the budget through March.

In light of the proposed increases in school division pay, he included a 10% raise across the board “because I too believe my employees are worth 10% as well,” said Gill.

The proposed $19,527,282 budget approved by the school board on March 7 includes a local fund request of $12,230,636, an increase of $506,579 or 4.3%. Superintendent Dan Russell presented the costs associated with other options for staff raises as requested by the board….


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