Loading, Please Wait...
Spanish Daily Journal
     May 30, 2019      #29-150 sdj

County's budget picture brightens 

Imagen del presupuesto del condado se ilumina

KANKAKEE — Kankakee County government is entering unfamiliar territory — in a good way. On Wednesday, the county projected its first positive general fund balance in six years.

It is estimated to be $685,000 this budget year, a big change from even a year ago, when the general fund recorded a $1 million negative balance.

From 2014 to 2016, the general fund’s negative balances exceeded $4 million.

Steve McCarty, the county’s finance director, told the county board’s finance committee Wednesday that he had been waiting a long time to report a positive fund ...

1 of 1
With a NEWSPAPER TICKET, you can finish this article plus gain access to a growing library of on-demand news and entertainment. CLICK HERE to buy a ticket, or CLICK HERE to sign-in the ticket you already have.
Steve McCarty, Kankakee County finance director

"We have a long way to go, but we're well on our way.''
anonymous on Gary Moore: Are you… @ 09/17/2020
anonymous on Manteno native\'s… @ 09/17/2020
anonymous on Region\'s… @ 09/09/2020
Excellent article
anonymous on Bradley Elementary… @ 09/03/2020
Post your comments for the world to see!
anonymous on BOYS GOLF: Watseka… @ 09/03/2020
Thanks for all the great content!