2023 Jefferson County budget moving along

(Hillsboro) The 2023 Jefferson County budget was read and passed for the first time at the Jefferson County Council meeting on Monday night. Jefferson County Executive Dennis Gannon says the budget is around 100 million dollars and includes around 31 million for general revenue.

Gannon says sales tax numbers are still pretty good, but will likely be a little less than in recent years.

The 2023 Jefferson County Budget must be read a second time and passed by the County Council on December 27th to become finalized.