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Adopting a New Mindset :: Government Expenditures = Community Investments in Health, Safety, & Prosperity

Marathon County’s overarching goal is: To be the safest, healthiest, and most prosperous county in Wisconsin. That’s a BIG GOAL. County Administrator Brad Karger suggests our goal can’t be achieved, though, with a mindset focused on scarcity. To be successful, he believes we need to adopt an investment mindset — viewing government expenditures as “community investments.”

Read about County government’s move toward priority based budgeting. (Click the title for details…)

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Understanding the Real Choices, Trade-Offs, & Priorities that Comprise the 2018 County Budget

Read Marathon County Administrator Brad Karger’s 2018 Budget Message. The public is invited to attend a public hearing for a presentation of the $165 million County Budget. (Click the title to find out dates, meeting/forum locations, and why the County Budget is so much more than mere planned revenues and expenditures…)