March 7, 2024

Richwood examines 2024 budget ahead of primary


By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

Richwood heard its first reading of the village’s final 2024 budget last week, just weeks before residents vote again on a proposed levy.

Fiscal officer Sarah Sellers said while this year’s budget won’t be affected, the concern comes next year if the levy runs out as the village relies on those funds for operating dollars.

“The police department is solely funded by the general fund and would probably see the biggest impact if the levy fails,” Sellers said. “The general fund pays council salary, village administration, and clerk/treasurer’s salaries, legal council as well.”

In November, residents voted 305-281 not to renew…

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