Wake County manager to present school budget recommendation

Posted by T. Keung Hui on May 19, 2014 

The Wake County school budget fight enters the next stage today when new County Manager Jim Hartmann presents his first budget to county commissioners.

A lot of eyes will be on how much Hartmann recommends giving to the school system, which wants a $39.3 million increase to $366 million. The gap between Hartmann’s recommendation and what the school board wants will set the range the commissioners will be facing.

After today, the commissioners will hold a budget work session and budget public hearings. The vote would take place in June.

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