School board develops cost-cutting plan

With additional revenue off the table, Baldwin County Board of Education officials will now begin solving the difficult math problem of making more work force and cost reductions after the academic year has already begun.

The school board on Tuesday voted 5-2 to withdraw its request for the County Commission to enact a 1-cent sales tax increase. Several members expressed disappointment at the lack of support.

“I feel like the sales tax was necessary,” said board member Norm Moore, who along with member Bob Callahan voted no

School board develops cost-cutting plan