The Transylvania Times -

County Approves Funding For SROs


April 16, 2018

The Board of Commissioners has approved the funding for 11 school resource officers (SROs) in the county for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1.

During its regular meeting last week, commissioners approved $685,672 in county funds to pay for nine SROS for Transylvania County Schools and one each for Blue Ridge Community College and Brevard Academy. The money will cover salary and fringe benefits annually.

Commissioners also approved $104,995 annually in county funds for operational expenses for the SROs.

Another SRO expense is the $605,000 that is needed in capital needs, such as...

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