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Gallatin County Commissioners Finalize 2014 Budget

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BOZEMAN -

On Tuesday, Gallatin County Commissioners finalized their 2014 budget.

The budget is less than last year at $118 million. This is because there are no capital projects and the tiger grant to help fund the I-90 interchange is not in the budget.

Finance Director, Ed Blackman said he is pleased with the way the budget turned out.

"The most important thing was to fund the mandated costs when the commissioner borrowed the money for I-90 interchange," said Blackman. "We have to pay that debt and then we can put that back into the department and reduce their services."

Taxpayers will see an increase in taxes of about $4.50 per $300,000 property value.

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