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A look at the 2024 Whitman County budget

General Fund expenditures estimated lower than 2023

COLFAX — The County Budget for 2024 was adopted on Monday, Dec. 11, in the County Commissioners regular meeting.

The Board of County Commissioners for Whitman County met on Monday, Oct. 8, 2023, and held the budget hearings for the 2024 fiscal budget for all county funds.

Chief Finance Administrator Jessica Jensema said a budget is an educated guess of the transactions that will happen next year. “We start putting the numbers in July so some of these numbers are from 2023,” she said, noting that a lot happens in six months. “It’s just a best guess.”

Jensema said that as the budget shows that t...


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