Montgomery County residents split again on tax increase
CHRISTIANSBURG — Montgomery County residents again turned out tonight to speak for and against the school funding that is at the center of what seems likely to become a record tax increase.
“It’s out of hand and unsustainable,” said Blacksburg resident Bill Murray, calling a school budget proposal given to supervisors earlier this month “ridiculous.”
“What this community needs is decent support for education,” countered Harlan Miller, also of Blacksburg. He urged supervisors to do all they could for the school sytem, “and maybe 5 or 10 percent more.”
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