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City Council Approves Resolution Np. 2022-07 in Support of the Upshur County School Levy Renewal

October 9, 2022

Mountaineer News

Buckhannon City Council

L-R City Recorder Randy Sanders and Mayor Robbie Skinner at the October 6th meeting.

BUCKHANNON - During their most recent meeting on Thursday, October 6th, Buckhannon City Council unanimously voted via a roll-call vote to approve the Upshur County Schools levy renewal, which will be on the general election ballot come November 8, 2022.

The levy renewal would authorize the continuation of additional levies totaling $3,248,000, and would continue to support:

  • Upshur County Public Library

  • Upshur County Extension Office and 4-H

  • Stockert Youth & Community Center

  • Annual student passes for the WV Wildlife Center

  • Annual student passes for the Upshur County Recreational Park

  • Upshur County student accident insurance

  • Substitute teacher pay

  • Student-related community services

  • Extracurriculars

  • Extended employee agreements

Watch Mayor Robbie Skinner read the resolution aloud and the roll-call vote garnering unanimous support.

On August 18, 2022, City Council recognized former Upshur County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Sara Lewis Stankus and Financial Director Jeffrey Perkins regarding everything the levy affords Upshur County Schools. Watch their address to Council requesting support of the levy from August 18th. WATCH IT HERE.

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