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County considering new tax for sheriff’s office

County considering new tax for sheriff’s office

While trying to reconcile the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office’s budget request to revenue realities, the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) discussed the possibility Thursday of implementing a Municipal Service Taxing Unit (MSTU) for law enforcement services during the first of their annual budget workshops. Sheriff Bob Johnson told commissioners that he needs nearly every penny […]

Extended school day put on hold

Extended school day put on hold

In an email to Santa Rosa School District teachers and staff, Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick announced that expanding the school day by 30 minutes will not occur in the coming school year. In January, Wyrosdick urged the school board to set aside $3 million for moving all county schools back to a seven period day rather […]