The rising budget is largely due to a new expansion of its Lake Monroe Water Treatment plant.
Cicchitto says Lake Monroe Village is up higher than the flood waters ever reached.
Water levels reached their highest peak in years, though boat rentals and some campsites are open.
Monroe County officials signed an emergency declaration last night in hope of receiving federal assistance to help pay for damages caused by recent flooding.
More than a hundred plungers brought in the New Year by diving into the freezing water at Lake Monroe.
The Monroe County Prosecutor‘s office has filed charges against a boater allegedly involved in a fatal collision on Lake Monroe June 28th.
The drowning victim at Lake Monroe has been identified as five-year-old Zack Colvin of Bedford. His aunt lost sight of him Monday while he was swimming.