Gov. Jim Doyle will ask local government to take a seven percent cut in shared revenue to help the state eliminate a $3.2 billion budget deficit.
In Marathon County, seven percent cut in shared revenue is $455,000. Compared to a total budget of $114 million, the cut to shared revenue is pretty small.
County Administrator Mort McBain says the county already has a list of what programs can be cut to make up for the shortfall.
In Weston, they won't need a list. Village Administrator Dean Zuleger says seven percent for them is only $106,000.
The village expects an extra $184,000 in added tax revenue for next year, which means the Village will still make money for next year.