RS County Supervisors Tentatively Approve New Fiscal-Year Budget

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The Board of Supervisors today approved a one-year agreement for 211 call center service throughout Riverside County. Valley News/Courtesy photo
RIVERSIDE - The Board of Supervisors Tuesday, June 21, tentatively adopted a $7.47 billion 2022-23 budget for Riverside County government, increasing appropriations to ensure agencies start off the fiscal year with sufficient revenue to meet ongoing needs. In a 5-0 vote without comment, the board signed off on the spending blueprint that was ironed out following hearings last week, when department heads came forward with a series of requests for additional funds. The increased allocations totaled $27.7 million and will be covered by discretionary income and Proposition 172 public safety sales tax revenue. The board will re-visit the appropriations plan in September, when formal adoption of the budget is expected. An operational budget had to be in place prior to the start of the new fisc
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