Local NewsTown board votes to offer settlement to county schools

After an executive session Monday night, Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted unanimously to make an offer to the Washington County Board of Education of more than $30,000 in response to pending liquor-by-the-drink tax litigation.

Alderman Chuck Vest made the motion at the Sept. 8 meeting for the town to submit the offer — an amount calculated by Town Recorder Abbey Miller — and for it to be paid over three years. He also requested that a school board member or chairman meet with them.

“I think the relationship between our board and our town and our school board is very important,” Vest said.  More...

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