County Board On State Budget

The Bond County Board had urged the public to attend their meeting Tuesday evening to share concerns over the state budget crisis.

Representatives of the Bond County Unit 1 School District, the City of Greenville, the Regional Office of Education, and numerous county departments attended and shared their concerns over the impact of the lack of a state budget.

Chairman Elmore told WGEL the board urges all county residents to contact local and state lawmakers and impress upon them the importance of passing a budget.

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The board announced their plans to send a letter to numerous state officials.

Several individuals in attendance Tuesday night said it was important to contact legislators frequently, not just one time.