FY 2013 Budget Amendments
Tunica County went on a spending spree in 2013, financed largely by a $4 million windfall from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and a utility rebate.
The one-time money took the county’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget from a total of about $48 million to over $52 million.
Tunica County unexpectedly received $3 million from FEMA last fall for expenses related to the 2011 floods. Entergy also refunded just over $1.3 million to the county due to overcharges at the Tunica RiverPark.