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No Additional Funding Possible At This Time For BOE

March 27th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Board of Education and County Commissioners have been at odds on a number of occasions in the past few years, primarily over budget issues, and that appears to be the case again when it comes to the board’s proposed FY’ 2014 budget.  Although agencies and departments that receive county funding have been told there are no additional dollars available, and to maintain level funding- the board will be seeking an additional half a million dollars for upgrading school security.  All three commissioners indicated publicly last week that additional funding isn’t possible at this time. School Board member Mike Llewellyn maintains that when it comes to the safety of children, exceptions to the rule need to be made- even if it means a financial hit…

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