October 26, 2010
The Civic Federation supports the DuPage County FY2011 proposed operating budget of $459.4 million. The County is reducing operating expenditures for the second year in a row while pledging to maintain the existing level of service and keep the property tax levy at roughly the same level as last year.
Going forward the County needs to plan for a continued decline in economically sensitive revenues and projected increases in personnel expenses. In order to properly plan for the uncertain future, the Civic Federation strongly encourages DuPage County to fully adopt the planning policies the Civic Federation has enumerated in its budget analyses over the past five years.