published Friday, March 18th, 2011

Hamilton County, school board agree on old PILOT money


by Dan Whisenhunt

Hamilton County School Superintendent Jim Scales and Hamilton County Trustee Bill Hullander met today and left with the understanding that school system will receive money it was promised under old payment in lieu of taxes agreements, but not new ones.

On Thursday, school officials said their revenues were down by $1.5 million and Scales and the Director of Budget and Accounting Christie Jordan wanted more information. Today, Scales and Hullander said it was closer to $1.7 million.

“The commission can not do anything with their old money,” Hullander said.

“We left there feeling good,” Scale said. “All the pilot money we had been, getting we’ll continue to get that.”

Contact staff writer Dan Whisenhunt at dwhisenhunt@timesfreepress.com or (423)-757-6481. Follow him on Twitter at http://twitter.com/DWhisenhunt.

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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