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Summary of Revenues                                                Anticipated
                                                             2007                     2006
   1.Surplus                                            6,775,681                6,248,005
   2.Total Miscellaneous Revenues                      26,630,837               29,004,097
   3.Amount to be Raised by Taxes-County Purpose Tax   65,685,231               62,706,160
            Total General Revenues                     99,091,749               97,958,262
			
Summary of Appropriations                             2007 Budget        Final 2006 Budget  
   1.Operating Expenses:  Salaries and Wages           32,198,418               27,714,166
                          Other Expenses               42,877,630               44,287,849
   2.Federal, State & Private Grant Programs            4,577,343                8,773,224
   3.Capital Improvements                               1,117,000                1,298,000
   4.Debt Service                                      13,908,492               12,522,589
   5.Deferred Charges & Other Appropriations            4,412,866                3,445,918
               Total General Appropriations            99,091,749               98,041,746
   Total Number of Employees                                  827                      829
   
                          Balance of Outstanding Debt   
                                                          General                  General 
   Interest                                             3,642,692                2,836,472
   Principal                                           10,175,800                9,296,000
   Outstanding Balance                                 95,926,400               85,987,200

Notice is hereby given that the budget and tax resolution was approved by the County of Sussex on February 28, 2007.

A hearing on the budget and tax resolution will be held at the Freeholders Meeting Room, on March 28, 2007 at 5:00 PM, at which time and place objections to the Budget and Tax Resolution for the year 2007 may be presented by taxpayers or other interested persons.

Copies of the entire budget are available in the office of Patrick W. Bailey, Budget Director, at the County Administrative Center, 1 Spring Street, Newton, New Jersey, (973) 579-0300 x 1126, during the hours of 9AM and 4PM.