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Budget talks, forums ahead for James City County

JAMES CITY — Starting Friday, a community conversation will begin on how the county will spend close to $191 million in the next fiscal.

Each of the five members of the county Board of Supervisors are expected to weigh in on the proposedspending plan during public forums held over the month of April.

This year the budget discussion looks to be a little different. No real estate tax increase is being proposed, although a budget fight may be looming over whether funds will be allocated for the 4th middle school project at James Blair.

County Administrator Bryan Hill will release the budget to the public on Friday, during a press conference...