Bucks County is staring down another budget deficit.
County Commissioners released a preliminary budget of $467.5 million an increase of about 1-percent.
The county now faces a deficit of $2.7 million.
Bucks County raised taxes last year for the first time in five years to close a $24 million shortfall.
A county press release doesn't rule out raising taxes cutting unfilled or retiring positions or any other methods to close this year's gap.