Summary of Revenues                         Anticipated
                                                            2006          2005
   1.Surplus                                           6,248,005     5,078,199
   2.Total Miscellaneous Revenues                     23,107,211    21,261,283
   3.Amount to be Raised by Taxes-County Purpose Tax  62,706,160    59,448,760
            Total General Revenues                    92,061,376    85,788,242
      
Summary of Appropriations                            2006 Budget  Final 2005 Budget 
   1.Operating Expenses:  Salaries and Wages          30,535,644    27,686,031
                         Other Expenses               41,370,930    39,903,798
   2.Federal, State & Private Grant Programs           2,876,338     1,945,763
   3.Capital Improvements                              1,298,000       702,150
   4.Debt Service                                     12,522,589    12,799,707
   5.Deferred Charges & Other Appropriations           3,457,875     2,750,793
               Total General Appropriations           92,061,376    85,788,242
   Total Number of Employees                                 829           829
   
                          Balance of Outstanding Debt   
                                                         General       General 
   Interest                                            2,836,472     3,211,907
   Principal                                           9,296,000     9,587,800
   Outstanding Balance                                85,987,200    85,976,000

Notice is hereby given that the budget and tax resolution was approved by the County of Sussex on February 22, 2006.

A hearing on the budget and tax resolution will be held at the Freeholders Meeting Room, on March 22, 2006 at 5:00 PM, at which time and place objections to the Budget and Tax Resolution for the year 2006 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.