The Sidney Sun-Telegraph - Serving proudly since 1873 as the beautiful Nebraska Panhandle's first newspaper

By Rod Horn
General Manager - SPNRD 

PLATTE LINES A column of current items of interest from the South Platte NRD

The NRD Budget: Providing major benefits for low cost


In September, the District Board of Directors approved the current annual operating budget of $2,959,361. These are the funds the District uses for operating expenses and projects and programs for its current fiscal year, which runs from July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015.

Of that budget, only 44 percent, or $1,312,448, of the funding needed is derived from new property tax, or about 2.5 percent of your total tax bill. Our overall tax asking figure is 5.6777 cents per $100 in valuation, or $56.77 for a $100,000 home.

For perspective if you buy, just once a week, a cappuccino or 20-ounce pop at...

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