More money for Maryland tech positions and projects

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Additional money for reimbursements for parents of home- and private-schooled children, agricultural land preservation and technology projects has been allocated for next year as county budget deliberations continued.

The Carroll County Board of Commissioners approved $400,000 for the Education Opportunity Fund, $1 million for the county’s agricultural land preservation program and another $1 million for technology projects in the Fiscal Year 2015 budget Wednesday. The board also voted on funding positions, volunteer firefighter benefits and other areas of the budget.

The commissioners spent much of Wednesday’s budget sessions allocating $14.6 million in county taxpayers’ surplus funds from Fiscal Year 2013.

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