NorCo School Board Holds Final Budget Public Hearing

The Northumberland County school board held its final public hearing on the proposed 2023-24 fiscal year budget. The Rappahannock Record reports the spending plan is just under $24 million which according to superintendent Dr. Holly Wargo, this is an 11.2% increase over the current budget. The budget includes a proposed 5% increase for all employees, a 1.25% step increase for scaled employees and a health insurance increase of 9.9%.