Commissioners Finally “Name Names” for Committee Charged with Searching for Cost Saving Opportunities in County Budget

The county commissioners finally got around to “naming names” for the five member budget advisory committee charged with seeing if additional efficiencies could be found in the county’s $160-million budget.  “The board includes a lawyer, a federal government cost analyst, a professor of economics, an accountant and a retired executive,” the Cecil Whig reported.   

The following appointments were made at the February 15th meeting. Commissioner Dunn selected former Deputy State’s Attorney Michael Halter.  Vice-President Broomell appointed Gary Benjamin, a  budget analyst for the federal government   Commissioner Hodge selected  Jim Butkiewicz, a University of Delaware, economics professor.  President Mullin picked Debbie Horn a certified public accountant.  Commissioner Moore appointed Bill Johnson, a retiree from National Vulcanized Fiber Company.


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