B y Derek Liebig
The Washington County Board of Supervisors narrowly passed its 2014 last week, but not before removing their own pay-raise.
Supervisors approved the $100.9 million spending plan by a slim 2,195 to 2,065 margin. Nine supervisors voted in favor of the budget while eight were in opposition.
The budget will raise the tax levy by 2.6 percent.
Supervisors debate raise
The most hotly contested item was a 2 percent raise for supervisors that was included in the county’s preliminary budget.
Jackson Supervisor Alan [...]