The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every facet of life, and Santa Rosa County’s budget is no exception. With projected revenues falling $7.7 million short of projections, the county is looking at a tough year.
All departments, big and small, are being asked to maintain their current funding levels for the coming fiscal year which starts Oct. 1. But that can be difficult for departments looking at increased health insurance costs, rising costs of equipment and other needs.
Here’s a breakdown of the impacts.
Read the full article in the June 26 issue of Navarre Press.