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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

County Cuts Nearly $1 Million from Budget


August 21, 2019

The Cheyenne County Commissioners are set to propose a budget with cuts amounting to almost $1 million.

The cuts are a result of a substantial decrease in the county's valuation, according to commissioner Randal Miller.

“We are doing everything we can to lower the mill levy again,” Miller said in Monday morning's meeting.

He added the biggest hurdle in minimizing the mill levy is the $93 million loss in county valuation.

For the 2018 tax year, Cheyenne County's total valuation was $1,475,380,488. The county mill levy needed to finance the General Fund, County Fair and Veteran's Aid add...

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