2008-09-10 / Front Page
County Has a Surplus But Tough Times Loom
New state and federal mandates will make for a difficult 2008-2009 budget year
According to an audit performed by an outside accounting firm, Putnam County saw a $5.2 million budget surplus in 2007. This followed two years of deficits that caused the County's bond rating to be slightly downgraded after ten years at the highest rating.