Sacramento County Adopts Budget
Sacramento, CA. -- Sacramento County's Board of Supervisors voted to adopt the final budget in Septermber. The $3.5 B spending plan for Fiscal Year 2012-13 provides for all County services including Airports, Child Protective Services, Landfill Operations, Property Tax Collection, Public Health, Regional Parks, Sheriff, Transportation, and many others.
From June's initial budget hearings, there was an additional $13.5 M in funds and the Board voted to augment critical programs, allocating the funds equally between Public Safety and Health and Social Services:
1. Criminal Conflict Defenders $1.35 M
2. Coroner $ 135,000
3. Health and Human Services $285,000
4. Human Assistance $200,000
5. In Home Health Services $2.7 M
6. Sheriff $5 M
7. Probation $650,000
8. Adult Services $375,000
"Sacramento County is committed to ensuring public safety needs are addressed in our community and the 2012-2013 Budget reflects strong support for law enforcement and public protection. This budget also reflects an ongoing commitment to maintain essential safety net and quality of life services for County residents, including public health, parks, shelter for the needy, services for the frail and elderly, and repairs to our streets and public facilities," said Don Nottoli, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors.