County commissioners to hold hearing on FY2011 budget

The Polk County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a public hearing for 5:15 p.m. Monday, May 17 for comment on the proposed $18.1 million 2011 budget. A copy of the budget is available for public viewing at the Administrative Building, 144 West Avenue, Cedartown, prior to the hearing. Following the hearing, the board will set work sessions to receive input from department heads and review ways to meet expected expenditures for the next fiscal year. The proposed budget is the lowest since 2005, according to County Manager Clinton Lester.