The Wake County school board is asking county commissioners for $1.98 billion to fund school construction through 2023. School board members also say commissioners need to fully fund the district’s request for a $35.7 million increase in its operating budget.
When Izzy West and Stephanie Glance exchanged high fives last week, neither the fourth-grader nor the retired college basketball coach-turned nonprofit director was thinking about death or the trauma of cancer.
The Town Council’s finance committee on Wednesday, May 25, started with nearly $800,000 too much in proposed expenses for fiscal year 2016-17, but it was able find enough cuts to eliminate the discrepancy without dipping into the town’s savings account or raising property taxes.
The Town Council voted unanimously Wednesday, May 18, to approve a rezoning request that clears the way for a subdivision off Hodge Road near the U.S. 264 bypass that has raised concerns among residents of an adjacent neighborhood.