New County Budget Increases by 10 Percent

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After a three-day hearing, the Marin County Board of Supervisors approved a new county budget for the 2021–22 fiscal year. At $683 million, the budget reflects a 10 percent increase over the previous year. Here is a look at the proposed spending for federal stimulus funds. 

Racial Equity Initiatives: $5,000,000 

Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise Projects: $5,000,000 

Project Homekey 2.0/Permanent Supportive Housing: $5,000,000 

Fire Department Facility Improvements: $4,000,000 

Childcare and Early Education: $1,000,000 

Nonprofit Partnerships: $500,000 

Emergency Prep/COVID Response: $1,636,958