The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon Wednesday focused on representatives from the local governments giving an update on their current economic situation. Sheridan Mayor Dave Kinskey, Dayton Mayor Bob Wood, Ranchester Councilman Peter Clark and Sheridan County Commissioner Mike Nickel provided brief updates at the luncheon. Commission Chair Mike Nickel broke the news that the County will be able to give modest raises to their full time employees this year.
Nickel said that the carry over funds will allow them to give their full-time employees a raise of $1,000 a year.
Sheridan County has yet to approve their budget for fiscal year 2012-2013. There will be a public hearing on the budget this upcoming Monday at 5 pm in the Commissioners Board room. The Commissioners will adopt the budget at their next regularly scheduled meeting, Tuesday, July 17th.