Knox County Council Preparing for Night Two of Budget Negotiations

The Knox County Council is preparing for the second of three sessions dealing with the 2018 budget. Tonight, Council will hear from the four departments with the largest budgets– the Knox County Sheriff’s Department, Knox County Highway Department, the County Public Defender’s Office, and the Knox County Commissioners. Yesterday, many of the departments in and around the Knox County Courthouse made their budget requests to Council.
Knox County Council president Bob Lechner knows Council is considering new funding requests from many County departments…

Lechner lays out the overall setup for the three-day budget session…


Knox County’s budget for next year is around 15 million dollars.

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