Jason Hilger http://wxpr.org en County Board Weighs Budget Options http://wxpr.org/post/county-board-weighs-budget-options <p>At Tuesday’s monthly meeting, the Vilas County Board of Supervisors went through a second round of voicing their ideas for how to balance the 2014 budget. Finance director Jason Hilger says the county is facing a deficit of roughly $1.2 million for the upcoming year.&nbsp; Nonetheless, Hilger says Vilas county is in good shape, with a reserve fund of more than $7 million.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 21:19:46 +0000 Mary Jo Berner 7175 at http://wxpr.org Vilas Co. Supervisors Share Insights On Budget, Deficit http://wxpr.org/post/vilas-co-supervisors-share-insights-budget-deficit <p>There were a couple of "firsts" at the Vilas County board of supervisors meeting Tuesday night. For the first time, their regular board meeting was held at the Arbor Vitae town hall. And for the first time, they participated in a special information gathering session.</p><p>Nancy Anne Miller, head of UW-extension in Vilas county, facilitated the process, passing the microphone from one supervisor to the next to hear their feedback on goals for upcoming budgets.</p><p>After the meeting, Jason Hilger, Vilas county finance director, said it was a worthwhile exercise:</p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 19:14:08 +0000 Mary Jo Berner 5541 at http://wxpr.org Vilas Co. Supervisors Share Insights On Budget, Deficit