Jul 30, 2014

School Board Gearing Up For Workshops

School Board Gearing Up For Workshops
The first Board of Education budget workshop is scheduled for next week. 

It will be followed by three more. 

All will take place in the Tolland High School library. 

Here are the dates and times: 

• Jan. 15th, 7 p.m. 

• January 22, 7:30 p.m. (budget review and public participation sessions will be on the agenda).

• Jan. 29, 7 p.m.

• Feb 5 at 7 p.m. 

Budget workshops are opportunities for the school board to welcome and encourages citizen input as it develops the education budget for the 2014-15 school year. 

Workshop topics will include: 

During the workshops, discussions will include goals, priorities and opportunities for cost savings as they pertains to the budget. The Board of Education may modify the Superintendent's budget requests based on workshop discussions.

After completing the budget workshops, deliberating and making modifications as needed, the Board of Education is scheduled to adopt a budget at its regularly scheduled meeting on Feb. 12.

It will will then become part of the town manager’s community conversation session, scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 13 at the Fire Training Center.

Residents with questions regarding the workshops can contact the superintendent of school’s Office at 860-870-6850.

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