Pike commissioners heard the proposed new budget is a 9.8% reduction from last year’s budget at their Tuesday, April 26 meeting. According to county manager Bill Sawyer, the current fiscal year budget is $9.6 million and the proposed budget for the coming fiscal year is $8.7, a total reduction of $865,298.’We’ll discuss this in great detail in the coming weeks,’ Sawyer said. ‘Obviously the commissioners will have the final say on the budget but this is the current proposed budget.’The commission met Tuesday to go over the initial proposed budget and start Pike’s lengthy annual budgeting process.
County could cut almost $1 million from budget
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