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 …