The school system will present a budget for the 2008-09 fiscal year that won’t require a property tax increase to fund.
The Roane County Board of Education approved the almost $61.8 million budget Thursday night. The budget passed 9-0.
“I’m satisfied with it,” board chairman Earl Nall said. “I wish we could have asked for more, but these are just not good times to ask for more money.”
The county commission is the funding body for the school system.
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