As reported here a week ago, there was a proposed 4.5 million dollar increase to the school budget which was voted down last night. But Chesky Seitler who has branded himself as the savior to the taxpayer an ran to be on the school board based solely on reducing taxes was not even there to vote.
The entire budget increase was kept quiet until we were tipped off to it. Even after we revealed the exorbitant increase in the budget, none of the LAC members felt compelled to alert the public about a school budget that would increase an average property tax bill by 300 dollars a year. Spearheaded by board member Joel Schwartz who took the initiative to pressure the few board members present at the meeting, the budget was voted down. Now Mr. Schwartz will proceed to repair the damage done by Seitler and company. He will be working tirelessly to petition the state to obtain more funding for the parts of our budget that are legally mandated. In other words he will be doing the work that our representatives should have done long ago.