Forty-five local nonprofits are scheduled to present budget requests before the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday . . . The combined list of requests — which, if approved as-is, would cost the county $4.2 million — must be finalized and approved by the Board before the start of the fiscal year, which begins July 1.

And I ask how many people would not need “services” if they did not have to pay so much in taxes?