Dougherty County Commissioners approved the 2011/2012 county budget Monday morning.
The budget amounts to $75million, which includes SPLOST revenues, and will not bring a tax increase, or any furlough days for county employees. Last year, there were three furlough days.
County employees will have to begin contributing 3% toward their retirement.
The general fund budget is $45million.
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