As it stands it looks like County Council will be running under budget for 2018. In a report from Director, Financial & Physical Services Stephen Fox, budget variance analysis projects a surplus of $475,000 for 2018. There are only 2 departments showing a deficit in their budgets, Provincial offenses at $250,000. Fines are down 16% from the same period last year. Roads and Bridges has a $30,000 dollar deficit. Provision for additional maintenance compensation at $70,000 dollars are partially offset by increased permit revenues of $40,000 dollars.