In a matter of minutes Tuesday morning Allen County commissioners, with the assistance of CPA Rodney Burns sharp pencil, whittled the first draft of their 2018 budget from a levy of 78.572 mills to 63.9. This years levy was 64.010 mills.
With the countys assessed valuation having increased by a touch over $4 million to $145,375,124, one mill raises $145,375.
The initial budget was figured on a worst-case scenario, observed Commissioner Jerry Daniels, acknowledging such a significant increase wouldnt hold.
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