published Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Commission chairman announces committee on education


by Dan Whisenhunt

A joint committee including Hamilton County commissioners and school board members will meet over the next few months to discuss school funding issues, Commission Chairman Larry Henry said today.

Commissioner Warren Mackey and school board Member David Testerman will serve on the committee, which is expected to report by June 15.

County Finance Administrator Louis Wright and County Auditor Bill McGriff will serve on the committee, as will Christie Jordan, budget and accounting director at the school system will also serve, Henry said.

about Dan Whisenhunt...

Dan Whisenhunt covers Hamilton County government for the Times Free Press. A native of Mobile, Ala., Dan earned a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Alabama. He won first place for best in-depth news coverage in the 2010 Alabama Press Association contest; the FOI-First Amendment Award in the 2007 Alabama Press Association contest; first place for best public service story in the Alabama AP Managing Editors contest in 2009 for economic coverage; and ...

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