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Workshop today on county budget challenge

Douglas County is hosting a workshop 3:30-6:30 p.m. today at the Minden library branch for residents to participate in the "budget challenge."

Participants are invited to invest a fictional $500 in county programs they value.

The budget challenge is part of the county's implementation of priority-based budgeting for the 2013-14 fiscal year.

The fictional $500 is only a fraction of the county's $120 million annual budget, but the exercise will give participants a sense of what it's like to set and pay for priorities with a limited amount of money.

The county is holding the meeting at the library for …

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The Record Courier Updated Nov 29, 2012 12:24PM Published Nov 29, 2012 12:21PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.