The Union County Board of Commissioners filed to appeal the $91 million verdict to fund the Union County Public Schools handed down by a Union County jury last week.
The Union County Board of Commissioners today filed an appeal of a recent jury verdict that awarded Union County Public Schools an additional $91 million dollars in fiscal year 2013-14.
One day after a Union County jury directed county commissioners to give the public school system an additional $91 million, the chairman of the board of commissioners warned that service cuts and an increase in property taxes are inevitable.
The jury returned with a unanimous verdict Thursday morning, awarding the school system about $91 million in its lawsuit seeking additional funding.
A jury of 12 Union County citizens issued a unanimous verdict in favor of the Union County Board of Education today in the school system’s lawsuit seeking additional funding from the Union County Board of Commissioners
Attorneys Ligon Bundy and Richard Schwartz delivered their closing statements Tuesday morning, wrapping up the nine-week trial pitting the Union County Board of Comissioners against the Union County Board of Education over school funding.