Charlottesville school plan eliminates 20 positions
The Daily Progress Friday, March 01, 2013 at 12:53 p.m.
A united Charlottesvile School Board on Thursday approved a $70.3-million fiscal plan for the upcoming school year that slashes nearly 20 positions and includes roughly $500,000 of pay increases for division workers.
The board cut almost $1 million out of its draft budget, but still needed nearly three times that amount in one-time funding from the city to bridge a projected gap of $4 million caused in large part by decreased state and federal revenues.
Crews at the University of Virginia recently replaced pedestrian-activated "in-pavement crosswalk lighting markers" with signals called "rectangular rapidly flashing beacons." The city plans to replace its in-pavement signals over time with the new beacons because the in-ground ones cost more ...Vote Now