Clallam: County to hold two public hearings on its 2002 budget

Clallam County commissioners will hold two public hearings today on the county’s proposed $75.9 million budget for 2002.

The hearings will be at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Room 160 of the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

West End residents can participate via a teleconference at the Clallam County District Court courtroom in Forks City Hall, 500 E. Division St., Forks.

The budget includes 6 percent cuts that county departments were required to make for 2002.

The cuts could lead to employees workweek being reduced to 37.5 hours and the courthouse being open reduced hours.

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