It has been said that the numbers don’t lie. This is correct however one must have all the numbers and understand a few basic truths about them, not just take for granted that a few numbers tell the whole story. That being said, all the numbers are included here and the following are some basic truths.
With these basic understandings, please look over the budgets included here. You will see the combined Sheriff’s Office/Jail budgets ending 6/30/14, still had some $196,000.00 plus left when the fiscal year ended. The combined budgets ending 6/30/13, still had some $65,000.00 remaining. The combined budgets ending 6/30/12 (subtracting the erroneous expensing of the building and renovations - $375,000.00), would have had a remaining balance of about $15,000.00. The budget ending 6/30/11, is included, but was half expended when I came into office in January 2011. The 2010 budget is included merely for comparative purposes and was fully expended before my term of office. Monies unexpended at the end of a fiscal year are returned to the general fund, not carried over into the next budget cycle.
After reviewing these budgets and the ending balances that were turned back to the county I am confident you will see I have not squandered your money. To the contrary, since I took office the budget on average is about $1,000,000.00 a year less than what was spent under the previous administration.
Anyone reviewing these facts and figures having questions regarding the budget, line item expenditures, or of any other fiscal concern is invited to contact me directly at (775) 881-8196.
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Committee to Elect Gerald Antinoro