School Board Supports County Budget Approval & Tax Increase

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HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 9, 2016) – Henderson County Public Schools and the Henderson County Board of Public Education are very appreciative of the recent approval of the 2016-17 County Budget. The Board of Education and school staff fully support the Commissioners’ efforts in developing a budget that meets the many needs of our county, our citizens and our schools.

Our County Commissioners continue to thoughtfully navigate the fiscal and strategic demands of their leadership, and we are so very thankful for their ongoing commitment to public education in our community. The Board of Education and school staff support the Commissioners’ 2016-17 budget and value their collective commitment to the citizens of Henderson County.

“On behalf of the Board of Education, we appreciate the support of our County Commissioners. They have a very difficult job, and they are faced with tough choices,” said Board Chairman Ervin Bazzle. “We recognize that to provide needed and expanding services for our county, a tax increase is necessary. We thank each of them for their commitment to our schools, and we value the support they provide our school system each and every year.”

“Our school district appreciates the continued support of our County Commissioners,” said Superintendent David Jones. “I want to thank them for providing the necessary resources for our students and staff as we work to provide a quality education to all students under our care.”

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