Large Portion Of Charlottesville Budget Could Go Toward Schools

February 14, 2008

A third of the Charlottesville budget for 2009 could be going toward schools. A draft of the budget was shown Wednesday.

The budget totals more than $127 million. And it gives nearly $40 million to Charlottesville schools. Just over a million dollars would go to affordable housing.

The draft also includes funding for the transit system and new programs for kids. The Charlottesville city council will review the proposal on March 3rd.

Then it will be up for public comment and review on March 17th.

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