The Transylvania Times -

By Park Baker
Staff Writer 

School Board Upset At Level Of County Funding -Brevard NC


Transylvania County Board of Education member Ron Kiviniemi said county commissioners are not doing their jobs at last week’s regular board meeting.

The Board of Education had requested from commissioners $2.1 million for the 2016 fiscal year, which began July 1, but commissioners agreed to give the schools $1.6 million, leaving Norris Barger, the Director of Business Services, to find $510,000 “somewhere.”

“I’m very disappointed in the commissioners that we did not receive that $2.1 million,” said Kiviniemi. “They’re sitting on a $20 million fund balance, and we have an...

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