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Summary of Revenues                                           Anticipated
                                                             2005           2004
   1.Surplus                                            5,078,199      4,432,000
   2.Total Miscellaneous Revenues                      21,261,283     24,843,140
   3.Amount to be Raised by Taxes-County Purpose Tax   59,448,760     56,625,654
            Total General Revenues                     85,788,242     85,900,794
			
Summary of Appropriations                             2005 Budget Final 2004 Budget 
   1.Operating Expenses:  Salaries and Wages           27,686,031     26,323,861
                          Other Expenses               41,849,561     44,471,016
   3.Capital Improvements                                 702,150      1,025,100
   4.Debt Service                                      12,799,707     11,677,988
   5.Deferred Charges & Other Appropriations            2,750,793      2,402,829
               Total General Appropriations            85,788,242     85,900,794
   Total Number of Employees                                  829            827
   
               Balance of Outstanding Debt    
                                                          General     
   Interest                                             3,211,907    
   Principal                                            9,587,800    
   Outstanding Balance                                 85,976,000    
   

Notice is hereby given that the budget and tax resolution was approved by the County of Sussex on February 23, 2005.

A hearing on the budget and tax resolution will be held at the Freeholders Meeting Room, on March 23, 2005 at 5:00 PM, at which time and place objections to the Budget and Tax Resolution for the year 2005 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) 579-0260, during the hours of 9AM and 4PM.