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School Board Submits More Modest Funding Request

May 6th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

One of the more common annual budget debates locally over the years has been between the Allegany County Board of Education and the County Commissioners. Each spring the school board presents its budget request to the county for consideration- and that initial request more often than not exceeds the funding level the county is willing or able to allocate. That was not the case this year with the board’s request holding at the maintenance of effort level. County Finance Director Jason Bennett said the county is appreciative of the school board’s more modest request given the current fiscal crunch the county is facing…

One Response to “School Board Submits More Modest Funding Request”

  1. May 06, 2020 at 11:48 am, LRH said:

    I am sure that the ballots showing up in the mail has nothing to do with this rare example of common sense coming from the existing Board.


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