JeffCo Commissioners hope to close budget gap

The cutting continues in Jefferson County. Monday,{}the commissioners will look for ways to reduce the budget for this upcoming fiscal year by another 300 thousand dollars. That's the amount that must be trimmed in order to balance it.

Last week, some commissioners claimed several departments heads came up short{}when it came to their "fair share" of cuts. Some departments named include family court and the district attorney's office in the Bessemer cutoff.

The budget is expected to be approved Tuesday.

It goes into affect October 1st.