Cass Supervisors approve budget amendment


May 31st, 2011 by Ric Hanson

The Cass County Board of Supervisors today (Tuesday), approved a budget amendment for Fiscal Year 2011. The changes, which were described by County Auditor Dale Sunderman, did not result in the amount of the budget being changed, just a shifting of funds.


The amendment changes the Secondary Roads Department allocations, reducing the construction budget, and increasing slightly, the operating budget. There was also minor adjustment in appropriation of monies into the local health budget, because of a flow through of received grant monies.

There was also an allocation of funding so the new courthouse generator could be paid-off through the Capital Projects line item, rather than through a loan from the local option sales tax.

The budget amendment was adopted after a public hearing, during which there were no objections. The Board also amended expenditure appropriations, in that the D.O.T and County budgets were changed.

The DOT expenditure appropriations were changed by decreasing Secondary Roads construction by $808,000, increasing snow and ice control by $60,000, and increasing new equipment by $75,000.

The County’s portion of the adjustments were increased accordingly.