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Prince William Sets Flat Tax Rate; Demonstrates Distrust of School Board

Prince William Sets Flat Tax Rate; Demonstrates Distrust of School Board

| May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County set a flat property tax rate for the county Friday, which will cut $7.1 million from the expected school budget for FY17.

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Prince William County Will Not Serve as Respondents in Haymarket Power Line Hearings

Prince William County Will Not Serve as Respondents in Haymarket Power Line Hearings

| April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Residents are concerned that the county will not serve as a respondent at the State Corporation Commission’s Gainesville-Haymarket Transmission line hearings, as per the decision of the Board of County Supervisors.

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‘Farm to Pint’ Brewery Planned for Historic Thomasson Barn

‘Farm to Pint’ Brewery Planned for Historic Thomasson Barn

| September 9, 2015 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors announced its intent to sell the historic Thomasson Barn, which will then be converted into a destination brewery.

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Lawson, Candland Propose Plan to Fund Class Size Reductions

Lawson, Candland Propose Plan to Fund Class Size Reductions

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Supervisor Jeanine Lawson (R-Brentsville) and Supervisor Pete Candland (R-Gainesville) believe they have found a way to dedicate annual funds towards decreasing class sizes in Prince William County Schools

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Lawson Seeks to Protect First Responders, Libraries from Budget Cuts

Lawson Seeks to Protect First Responders, Libraries from Budget Cuts

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Under the direction of new Brentsville Supervisor Jeanine Lawson (R), the Prince William County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to protect first responders and libraries from budget cuts within the County Executive’s budget presentation.

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Stewart Talks Taxes, Schools, Development: ‘I Am Not Proposing an Increase in Taxes.’

Stewart Talks Taxes, Schools, Development: ‘I Am Not Proposing an Increase in Taxes.’

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Chairman Corey Stewart explains how sticking to the five year plan will help schools, and how residential development is better than the alternative.

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Eric Young Shares Vision for More Financially Sound Brentsville

Eric Young Shares Vision for More Financially Sound Brentsville

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Eric Young, Democratic Candidate for Brentsville District Supervisor, shares his vision for growing commerce and diversifying the tax base in Brentsville.

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Citizen Divided on Question of Prince William Tax Rate

Citizen Divided on Question of Prince William Tax Rate

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Citizens who spoke in a public hearing on tax rate before the Prince William Board of County Supervisors Tuesday evening were divided on whether the county should adopt the advertised tax rate of 1.158, or approve a lower tax rate.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candland Pledges to Continue Fight for Government Accountability

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candland Pledges to Continue Fight for Government Accountability

| January 21, 2014 | 1 Comment | Community

Gainesville Supervisor, Pete Candland, pledges to continue to fight for procedural changes to make his board more transparent, accountable.

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School Board, BOCS Reach No Resolution about Pool

School Board, BOCS Reach No Resolution about Pool

| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Board of County Supervisors met with School Board members Aug. 6 to discuss a possible collaborative solution to the controversial inclusion of a pool at the 12th high school; however, they were unable to come to a firm agreement when they adjourned.

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