Mandee Guariglia has lived in Carson Valley for 14 years.
She and her husband have two boys, and she works part-time.
Despite her busy schedule, Guariglia took time out Thursday to participate in the Douglas County budget challenge at the Minden library branch.
"It sounded like a good idea, to put your voice where you want taxpayers money to go," she said.
Guariglia spent about 15 minutes on a computer provided by the county allocating a fictional $500 to various county programs.
"It's a good thing I'm not in charge of budgets," she said, as she figured out where to …