County makes budget amendments

A surge in unattended deaths forced county supervisors to appropriate more money Friday for autopsies. Supervisors moved $25,000 from its appropriated fund balance to cover the cost of autopsies. As of last week, the county had paid for 46 autopsies. During that same period last year, the county had paid for 21 autopsies. The total number of autopsies in 2013 was 30. Expecting similar numbers, supervisors only budgeted $58,000 for autopsies this year, but that fund had been depleted. The cost of [...]

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