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ORANGE COUNTY BUDGET HEARING

ORANGE COUNTY BUDGET HEARING
Presentation and discussion of the
Preliminary budget for FY 2024-2025

4:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 13, 2023

WARNING

PRELIMINARY PROPOSED BUDGET MEETING
TO ORANGE COUNTY RESIDENTS

Pursuant to 24 V.S.A. § 133(b), notice is hereby given that the meeting to review the
preliminary proposed budget for Orange County for the ensuing year will be held on
Wednesday, December 13th, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be held remotely.
Anyone interested in attending this remote public meeting must email the Orange
County clerk in advance at lisa.eastman@vermont.gov. Please include your full name and
town of residence in your email. The meeting link will be emailed to attendees
approximately five-seven days prior to the meeting date, along with a copy of the proposed
draft budget.
Anyone not planning to attend the meeting but wishing to obtain a copy of the
proposed draft budget may do so by contacting the County Clerk at the above email
address.

$1,500.00 $1,067.84 $1,500.00 $1,500.00
7103 Electric $11,000.00 $5,987.98 $11,000.00 $11,000.00
7105 Heating $4,000.00 $5,905.71 $5,000.00 $4,000.00
7106 Sewer $1,500.00 $365.22 $1,500.00 $1,500.00
Subtotal $18,000.00 $13,326.75 $19,000.00 $18,000.00
Total, Facilities $34,450.00 $42,991.53 $42,008.50 $65,065.00

Benefits
7031 Social Security $16,207.50 $15,494.01 $13,762.25 $0.00
7032 Dental Insurance $3,630.00 $2,332.26 $3,630.00 $0.00
7033 Health Insurance $63,100.00 $39,012.57 $49,890.60 $0.00
7036 Medicare $6,145.00 $3,623.60 $3,218.96 $0.00
7037 Retirement $43,018.00 $43,968.21 $36,408.50 $0.00
Subtotal $132,100.50 $104,430.65 $106,910.31 $0.00

SHERRIF

FACILITIES, SHERIFF

PERSONNEL, SHERIFF

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QB # ITEM 2022 BUDGET 2022 ACTUAL 2023 BUDGET 2023 ACTUAL 2024 BUDGET
Wages & Salary
7084 Secretarial Assistance $35,360.00 $27,539.25 $37,128.00 $0.00
7085 Custodial $804.90 $835.46 $845.00 $3,120.00
7086 Duty Clerk 1 $35,880.00 $37,354.00 $35,880.00 $0.00
7087 Duty Clerk 2 $32,240.00 $34,267.11 $32,240.00 $0.00
7088 Duty Clerk 3 $33,280.00 $22,557.58 $0.00 $0.00
7089 Fill-in Duty Clerk $30,000.00 $31,961.46 $20,000.00 $0.00
7090 Head Duty Clerk $42,640.00 $44,400.00 $42,640.00 $0.00
7091 Secretarial/Bookkeeping $41,205.00 $41,181.64 $43,264.00 $158,500.00
Subtotal $261,409.90 $249,388.43 $221,997.00 $161,620.00
Total, Personnel $393,510.40 $353,819.08 $328,907.31 $161,620.00

7051 Copier Lease $4,250.00 $2,531.70 $4,250.00 $4,250.00
7052 Office Equipment $3,600.00 $0.00 $3,600.00 $10,660.00
7053 Office Supplies $6,250.00 $2,740.42 $6,250.00 $7,549.74
7070 Prisoner Food $500.00 $0.00 $500.00 $0.00
7062 Advertising $1,000.00 $1,000.00 $1,200.00 $1,200.00
7067 Matching Grants $5,000.00 $564.00 $5,000.00 $5,000.00
Subtotal $20,600.00 $6,836.12 $20,800.00 $28,659.74
7063 Automotive Lease $7,000.00 $6,825.62 $7,000.00 $0.00
7065 Maintenance/Fuel $18,000.00 $17,348.42 $18,000.00 $0.00
Subtotal $25,000.00 $24,174.04 $25,000.00 $0.00

Communications
7101 Internet $3,000.00 $0.00 $3,000.00 $3,500.00
7104 Telephone $5,500.00 $0.00 $5,500.00 $5,000.00
7107 VBERS/VLETS $7,250.00 $3,230.19 $7,250.00 $0.00
7107 Mobile Wireless/Mi-Fi $4,500.00 $4,500.00 $4,500.00 $0.00
7055 Tower Rental $6,000.00 $900.00 $6,000.00 $4,000.00
Subtotal $26,250.00 $8,630.19 $26,250.00 $12,500.00
Total, Operations $71,850.00 $39,640.35 $72,050.00 $41,159.74

Materials & Services

Automotive
OPERATIONS, SHERIFF

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QB # ITEM 2022 BUDGET 2022 ACTUAL 2023 BUDGET 2023 ACTUAL 2024 BUDGET
7041 Workers Comp $2,500.00 $1,475.00 $2,500.00 $2,500.00
7042 Automotive $30,000.00 $27,373.00 $30,500.00 $16,000.00
7043 Bond Insurance $100.00 $100.00 $100.00 $100.00
7044 Building $7,350.00 $7,978.20 $8,500.00 $8,500.00
7045 Employee Practice $3,000.00 $2,901.00 $3,750.00 $3,750.00
7046 General Liability $2,000.00 $1,608.60 $2,000.00 $6,500.00
7047 Prof. Law Enforcement $25,000.00 $24,604.00 $27,000.00 $27,000.00
7048 Umbrella $4,500.00 $3,742.68 $4,500.00 $4,000.00
Total, Insurance $74,450.00 $69,782.48 $78,850.00 $68,350.00
7056 Training $35,000.00 $26,250.00 $35,000.00 $59,849.00
7064 Memberships $1,000.00 $640.00 $1,000.00 $3,700.00
Total, Ed. & Training $36,000.00 $26,890.00 $36,000.00 $63,549.00
TOTAL SHERIFF $610,260.40 $533,123.44 $557,815.81 $399,743.74
TOTAL BUDGET $901,688.18 $781,525.85 $875,455.82 $741,519.81

INSURANCE, SHERIFF

EDUCATION & TRAINING, SHERIFF

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QB # ITEM 2022 BUDGET 2022 ACTUAL 2023 BUDGET 2023 ACTUAL 2024 BUDGET
County Revenue
Total County Revenue
Total to be raised by Taxes
Equalized Grand List
Bradford
Braintree
Brookfield
Chelsea
Corinth
Fairlee
Newbury
Orange
Randolph
Strafford
Thetford
Topsham
Tunbridge
Vershire
Washington
West Fairlee
Williamstown
Total
Tax Rate:0.02202084997
Budget as presented is true and accurate to the best of our knowledge.
ATTEST
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