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It was a first of its kind meeting. Last night the Kootenai County Clerk, Prosecuting Attorney, Sheriff and a County Commissioner met to discuss the chief reasons affecting the county’s ability to fight crime and keep your taxes low. Never before have county elected officials been so brutally honest about the challenges of keeping this community safe.
In this video presentation, citizens will see:
But that’s not all.
Viewers also will see how property tax revenues (despite the current levy rate) still don’t cover the cost of county justice services. Where the County gets revenue to cover that shortfall. How much of the county budget is allocated toward justice services (hint: it’s greater than 50%), the shocking increase of FY23 expenditures into FY24 (hint: elected officials went into overdrive to keep it manageable) and more.
Please check out this informative and revealing look inside your county government.