Officials are hosting a "fiscal state of Douglas County" presentation 5:30-7 p.m. March 11 as the kickoff to the county's budget process.
County Manager Steve Mokrohisky said the event will highlight challenges and progress over the past several years as well focus on long-term solutions to county issues.
"We have made great progress implementing solutions to long-term challenges, including strong financial management, regional partnerships, infrastructure investment and business development," Mokrohisky said.
Commissioners encouraged the public to attend.
"In the past, the county has kicked off its budget process at a meeting in the board's chambers, but very few residents and …