County offices

The Courthouse Square office building can be seen in the foreground opposite the Crossroads Center building in Washington in this file photo.

Washington County officials released next year’s proposed budget, which does not include a tax increase.

The estimated $163.32 million budget published Monday afternoon would represent a 10% increase over last year’s spending plan, although that is mainly due to the continued influx of federal stimulus money following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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