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Prince William Supervisors Advertise Real Estate Tax Increase of 3.88%

Prince William Supervisors Advertise Real Estate Tax Increase of 3.88%

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors set their advertised real estate tax rate at 1.122 per $100 of assessed value for Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16).

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Prince William Requires 3.8 Tax Increase to Fund Priorities

Prince William Requires 3.8 Tax Increase to Fund Priorities

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The supervisors realized that they would need to raise real estate taxes 3.8 percent in Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) to include all the programs they consider necessary.

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UPDATE: March 2 Brentsville Town Hall Meeting Cancelled

UPDATE: March 2 Brentsville Town Hall Meeting Cancelled

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Due to the weather-related closing of Prince William County schools, the March 2 Brentsville District Town Hall meeting has been cancelled.

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Prince William Office of Elections Releases List of Candidates for Local Elections

Prince William Office of Elections Releases List of Candidates for Local Elections

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Office of Elections has released its list of candidates who have filed to run for various local elections.

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Brookfield Homes Withdraws Birkwood at Braemar Application

Brookfield Homes Withdraws Birkwood at Braemar Application

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

When Brentsville’s Supervisor denied a deferral of the public hearing, Brookfield Homes pulled their application for Birkwood at Braemar.

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PWCS Provides List of Programs including Costs, Benefits

PWCS Provides List of Programs including Costs, Benefits

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

The PWCS website recently posted a list of strategic programs that could possibly be eliminated.

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Superintendent Presents Unbalanced Budget

Superintendent Presents Unbalanced Budget

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

At the request of the School Board, PWCS Superintendent Steven Walts presented an unbalanced budget with a shortfall of $17.5 million.

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PWC Gets $1.5 Million to Study Gainesville, Haymarket VRE Extension

PWC Gets $1.5 Million to Study Gainesville, Haymarket VRE Extension

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment | News

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority awarded Prince William County a $1.5 million grant to study the feasibility of bringing the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) to Gainesville and Haymarket.

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PWCS Suspends Outerwear Policy During Extreme Cold for Students in Trailers

PWCS Suspends Outerwear Policy During Extreme Cold for Students in Trailers

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

During the coldest days of the year, Prince William parents can expect their children’s schools will bend the rules, allowing students to wear coats or jackets during passing times, which take them outside of the main school building.

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Supervisors Briefed on Sheltering of Homeless, during Weather Emergency

Supervisors Briefed on Sheltering of Homeless, during Weather Emergency

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

County staff briefs supervisors on the status of homeless individuals during this week’s weather emergency.

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