2013 budget http://wvxu.org en Sheriff and Prosecutor offices lead expenses as county budget tracking higher than projections http://wvxu.org/post/sheriff-and-prosecutor-offices-lead-expenses-county-budget-tracking-higher-projections <p>Hamilton County Commissioners say they're not overly concerned about the county budget situation but they want to watch it closely to make sure there are no unexpected surprises.</p><p>Nine of the county's 29 general fund departments are tracking over budget. The two largest are the Sheriff's and Prosecutor's offices.</p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 17:59:36 +0000 Tana Weingartner 11941 at http://wvxu.org Hamilton County tracking over budget http://wvxu.org/post/hamilton-county-tracking-over-budget <p></p><p>Hamilton County Commissioners are set to review the 2013 budget Monday.<br><br>A quarter of the way through the year, administrators say the county is projecting over budget.</p><p>General fund expenditures are projected to be $5.3 million over. In a memo to commissioners, Budget Director John Bruggen attributes the overage to several departments - primarily the Sheriff and Prosecutor's offices - projecting well over budget.</p> Sun, 28 Apr 2013 07:43:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 11871 at http://wvxu.org Hamilton County tracking over budget Reduced hours at Recorder's Office 'bad for business' http://wvxu.org/post/reduced-hours-recorders-office-bad-business <p>Angry employees and people who regularly use the Hamilton County Recorder's office packed Commission chambers Wednesday. They want funding restored to the Recorder's budget so he won't go through with closing the office on Friday's.</p><p>Earlier this month Wayne Coates announced the four-day work week is needed to manage the nearly 25 percent cut to his 2013 budget.</p><p>Paul Berlage with the Southwestern Ohio Land Title Association says avoiding filing delays is paramount.</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 20:42:11 +0000 Tana Weingartner 7028 at http://wvxu.org Hamilton County Recorder cutting hours http://wvxu.org/post/hamilton-county-recorder-cutting-hours <p>If you need to file documents in Hamilton County, you'll have one fewer day per week to do so. Thu, 06 Dec 2012 21:04:35 +0000 Tana Weingartner 6828 at http://wvxu.org Hamilton County Recorder cutting hours Budget vote delayed one week http://wvxu.org/post/budget-vote-delayed-one-week <p>Hamilton County Commissioners are pushing back the date to pass a 2013 general fund budget.<br><br>Board President Greg Hartmann's<a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wvxu/files/Res%20%2336%20-%20GF%20Bgt%20Levels.pdf" target="_blank"> plan</a> has two votes but he'd prefer to present a unified front and have it pass unanimously.<br><br>Lone Democrat Todd Portune says, "no offense to Hartmann" but...<br><br>“This is a bad budget. It’s a bad budget because of many circumstances beyond our control. It’s a bad budget because of the impact on county and county operations.”<br> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 20:35:10 +0000 Tana Weingartner 6251 at http://wvxu.org Budget vote delayed one week