Fauquier County Budget Hearing

Dr. Thomas Valk, of the Fauquier Taxpayers Association, was one of the evening’s speakers at a recent public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2020 Fauquier County budget. He was quoted by the Fauquier Times as saying that the association “fully supports the board’s withholding some of the $1.4 million not aimed at our teachers,” as a move to “get our schoolhouse in order.”

He noted discussions about middle school upgrades or construction of a new school in Warrenton have been going on for a decade without end, as maintenance costs have increased. He said that consideration of selling surplus property to help cover costs is a good sign.

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