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Bucks Co. budget preliminary figures

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Nov 20 2012 06:00:00 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 21 2012 06:35:58 PM CST

Bucks County is staring down another budget deficit.

Bucks County is staring down another budget deficit.

County Commissioners released a preliminary budget of $467.5 million an increase of about 1-percent.

The county now faces a deficit of $2.7 million.

Bucks County raised taxes last year for the first time in five years to close a $24 million shortfall.

A county press release doesn't rule out raising taxes cutting unfilled or retiring positions or any other methods to close this year's gap.