County Budgeting Matters

County Budgeting Matters (CBM) is a periodic in-depth review of critical issues related to Cuyahoga County's budget and its impact on health, social, and economic conditions. Links to previous CBMs are provided below.



Dealing with the Debt: A Fiscal Snapshot of Cuyahoga County

Cuyahoga County currently has approximately $1.08 billion in debt, which may impact future decision making for large-scale projects. In the latest installment of the County Budget Matters series, William Tarter, Jr., policy planning associate & community advocacy writes about the County’s current plans to pay down that debt. 

Read the full report here.

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Contact William Tarter, Jr. with questions or comments on this edition at