The Transylvania Times -

By Mark Todd
Staff Writer" 

Little Said During County Budget Public Hearing


Transylvania County's proposed operating budget, which contains no tax increase for 2008-2009, attracted little interest at a scheduled public hearing Monday night.

No one from the public spoke during the hearing, and commissioners are now scheduled to adopt the budget at a special meeting on Monday.

The general fund budget is $42.5 million. Another $5.1 million was set aside for the fire districts, solid waste and insurance.

The new budget is .9 percent, or roughly $426,000, less than the current fiscal year's.

The budget includes $10.6 million for education, $9.1 million for public safe...

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