Only Wendy Tucker opposed the budget, after trying to amend it to remove about $700,000 in raised property taxes.
“You’ve done your best to shield our classrooms and instruction from the negative effects of this recession,” Tucker said. “But my concern is that the recession does not affect just the schools, but it also affects the entire community. And the future of our schools is dependent upon the future of our businesses. And our businesses invested in our schools, and now we have an opportunity to work with them and get through this difficult time.”
No one seconded the motion. Read on