RS County Supervisors Tentatively Approve New Fiscal-Year Budget

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
Subscribe or log in to read the rest of this content.