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DA, judges, tax commissioner make pitches for budget funds
Deadline to approve spending is July 1
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There’s an advantage to being an elected or appointed official in Hall County when it comes to budgeting for a new fiscal year: a chance to persuade commissioners in person about the need for specific funding requests. So it was on Tuesday morning when the district attorney, tax commissioner, judges and others made their appeal to those with the final say. Early revenue projections place the 2017 fiscal year spending plan somewhere in the neighborhood of $94 million, according to several commissioners.