Fulton County changes the way it spends money

Fulton County has a new way of looking at spending. And its leaders hope those changes will mean the county’s money will produce better, more meaningful results.

“We focus not on the cost of the program, but on what we get out of the program,” said Sharon Whitmore, Fulton’s chief financial officer.

Fulton county commissioners are scheduled to approve their new budget Wednesday. To learn more about how the new philosophy will be implemented, click here.