Tag: Budget

By Carol Vaughn — County employees who were not included in a prior decision to give bonuses to first responders will receive one in their Dec. 15 paycheck, after the Accomack County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution to that effect Wednesday. The bonus applies to all full-time and part-time employees...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Cape Charles Town Council unanimously passed its fiscal year 2022 budget of more than $9.4 million June 24, including tax rate increases that were unpopular with some citizens but deemed necessary by town staff. Councilman Steve Bennett, who did not attend the Town Council meeting...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Exmore Town Council approved the town’s fiscal year 2022 budget of more than $2 million June 7. Town Manager Robert Duer called it “the toughest budget I’ve done, because we’re really shooting in the dark” regarding many of Exmore’s expenses in the coming fiscal year....
By Stefanie Jackson – When Northampton supervisors held a public hearing May 25 on fiscal year 2021 budget amendments totaling nearly $29 million, citizens banded together to call for investment in broadband access for approximately 30% of Eastern Shore households that have poor or no internet. Peg Volk, of Cherrystone...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Accomack County Public Schools fiscal year 2022 operating budget of nearly $59.8 million was unanimously approved by the school board Tuesday night. The approved budget included about $956,000 in additional spending made possible by Accomack schools receiving more funding from Virginia’s state budget than originally...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton County Public Schools Superintendent Eddie Lawrence presented the school division’s fiscal year 2022 operating budget to county supervisors April 13, sharing both the challenges that were faced in writing the budget and his hope for the future of funding local K-12 public education. The budget...