By Robert Bordelon
Voters in Greenbrier County will consider renewing a current public school funding property tax levy in May of this year. The Greenbrier County Board of Education was authorized to place the levy renewal, first enacted in 1974, on the May ballot to avoid special election costs. If authorized by the voters, the new levy would last for five years, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, through the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2023.
"Our school system is grateful for the long-standing support demonstrated by the citizens of Greenbrier County through their approval of the school excess levy for the past 44 years. Continuation of the levy makes possible ... important services that make our school system attractive to students, families, employees and those living in and relocating to our area," said Jeff Bryant, superintendent of Greenbrier County schools.
Read more in the Friday, February 9, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.