Report: Multiple county agencies require funding boosts, but budget projections hold

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Funding to offset a deficit in the Riverside County District Attorney's Office, along with allocations to cover the costs of a union contract and the sheriff's purchase of a new helicopter will draw down the county's cash pool, but higher revenue projections for the current fiscal year remain, and current budgetary impacts appear manageable, according to a report the Board of Supervisors will review Tuesday. The 2019-20 first-quarter budget report stated that nearly $15 million in contingency money will be needed to meet agencies' needs, taking the cash reserve down to $2.7 million. The largest commitment the board is being asked to approve next week is a $4 million appropriation for the United Domestic Workers' memorandum of understanding authorized in early Octobe
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