Northumberland Spending Critiqued

Northumberland County Supervisors are addressing overspending in the county’s books. During a recent board meeting, County Administrator Luttrell Tadlock presented supplemental appropriations totaling $174,366.50 to correct negative line items across various departments. The overspending included unexpected costs for telecommunications, part-time and overtime pay in emergency services, and additional positions not budgeted for in building inspections.