Budget, enrollment key issues for TVCC board candidates

By Pat Caldwell

The Enterprise

VALE — Its about the budget and enrollment.

Those are the key issues for three of the four candidates running for a slot on the Treasure Valley Community College board.

Roger Findley, R. Jed Myers, John Hall and Cydney Cooke are all vying for positions on the board in the May election.

Findley, an incumbent, faces Myers for Position No. 4 while Hall and Cooke are competing for Position No. 1.

Findley, a local farmer who lives between Vale and Ontario, said the two top issues at TVCC are connected.

“The enrollment free fall needs to be turned around and that impacts the second issue, which is the budget. Once we get enrollment up, the budget will straighten out somewhat,” he said.

He said his solution to the enrollment decline is simple.

“Recruit new students,” he said.

Yet he said the other part of . . .