The teacher’s contract that we are being asked to approve will have budgetary implications in FY 2021-2022. The statute requires that those costs be adequately explained. They have not been explained nor have they even been disclosed. Now let’s begin… All Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA) by Statute RSA 273-A must adequately disclose the financial terms … Continue reading Vote No Warrant #4! Part I: School Board Fails To Adequately Disclose Costs Of The “Evergreen Clause” in New Teacher’s Contract…Violates Statute?????
Incurring long term debt should be hard…not easy! The State Legislature in fact has in fact enacted a law making it hard, RSA 33:8 Municipal Finance Act: It states, among other things, Multi-year lease-purchase agreements for equipment are regarded as long-term debt (like a bond, they require a stream of payments to pay principal and … Continue reading School Board: Budget Gimmicks, Leases W/ “Escape Clauses”…Long Term Debt Made Easy! Is This The Way You Want Your Tax $$$$’s Managed?
Yes indeed, it is that time of the year again…time to review the work product of our elected boards. Let’s start with The Henniker Community School. Yes there is a new teacher’s contract to vote on. For the most part it is the same contract with 4 small differences from the one we REJECTED on … Continue reading Should we cede control of “at least” $24,000 a year of our Tax $$$’s to Administrators and the Teacher’s Union for stipend positions???? I hope not!
The Capital Improvement Plan was presented to the Select-Board at their meeting Tuesday January 28, 2020. In that presentation a request from the Azalea Park committee for $10,000 worth of 24 hour surveillance cameras was discussed. The CIP committee recommended not to support such a request. Mr. Osgood commented that the request was short a … Continue reading Replay Video Confirms: Osgood Now Thinks Azalea Park Should Be $1 Million….