Archive for May, 2010

5/26/10: Hearing on MEA Negotiations

The Monroe Town Council will hold a public hearing to hear public concerns about the upcoming Board of Education contract with the Monroe Teacher's

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CT Post: Budget Cuts Close Half of Chalk Hill

CT Post :  Noelle Frampton MONROE -- In the wake of what they see as drastic budget cuts by the town, the Board of Education voted Monday night

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BOE Meeting Tomorrow, May 17

The Monroe Board of Education will meet tomorrow night, May 17 in the Masuk Library. The meeting starts at 7:30pm. If you cannot attend and are a Ch

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Recount is Done: Budget Passes by 8 votes

The budget vote recount was held this morning at the Edith Wheeler Library. After recounting the ballots multiple times, the final tally was: 2865 y

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Recount on Friday, May 14

The mandatory recount for yesterday's budget referendum has been scheduled for Friday, May 14, 2010 at 9 a.m. at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library Co

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Budget Passes By 17…Recount Required

According to unofficial vote tallies, the budget referendum passed tonight by a mere 17 votes. This will trigger an automatic recount to verify the r

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A Few Notes On Per Pupil Spending

If you're confused about "per pupil spending" information provided by the Friends of Democracy, we understand.  According to the flyer they distribut

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Mailbox Free For All

Voters in Monroe have a difficult time sorting through all of the information that comes racing towards you at budget time. Flyers are arriving like

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BOE Budget at 1.78 %

Please find the documents Dr. Palmer presented at last night's Board of Education meeting below.  She stated that with the new $560,000 reduction, th

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Budget Reductions May Be $610,000

Unconfirmed reports are rolling in that the First Selectman reduction to the budget is $610,000. This represents a $560K cut to BOE and a $50K cut t

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