Bethel Votes to Withdraw from Windsor Northwest Supervisory Union

Here’s a summary of the highlights of this week’s school budget meeting:

  1. The chair of the school board announced that the superintendent has been put on administrative leave.
  2. The school board asked if the taxpayers would borrow $480,000 to pay back, over a period of three years, the debt that has been accumulated.
  3. Townspeople attempted to get details on both of these points, which was like pulling teeth without Novocaine.
  4. The board informed the taxpayers that audits have not been complete for at least three years.
  5. Many people griped, loudly. Included in this crowd, I informed them that, while I realize they are volunteers, the board has a responsibility to look after these things.
  6. The two board members whose terms were up for renewal were unanimously re-elected.
  7. The taxpayers voted to withdraw from the Titanic known as Windsor Northwest Supervisory Union. Continue reading “Bethel Votes to Withdraw from Windsor Northwest Supervisory Union”