Peoria County's proposed $133 million 2020 budget makes a full payment to employee pensions without raising property taxes.
That's according to county administrator Scott Sorrel. He said new revenue from cannabis, online sales taxes and increased motor fuel taxes may help the county's bottom line, but they're also planning for pension costs, upcoming collective bargaining with 10 employee unions, and increasing health insurance costs.
"I think for us, it's a status quo budget. It's not expansive growth," said Sorrel.