May 24th: West Chester Area School Board Meeting

May 24th: West Chester Area School Board Meeting

Published: Apr 25, 2010 at 8:48 am

NOTICE: The school board will meet to take action on the adoption of the 2010-2011 Final Budget at a meeting to be held in the Spellman Administration Building, 829 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 24, 2010. The Proposed Final Budget may be amended before adoption.

The West Chester Area School  District (WCASD) is planning another tax increase. Please voice your concerns by calling, emailing and writing the School Board at the address noted below. In addition, please plan to attend the West Chester Area School Board meeting on Monday, May 24th at 7:30pm. We are asking West Chester area Conservatives who believe in managing expenses instead of raising taxes to attend the meeting on the 24th, so that our voices can be heard!

School  district residents may speak at the meeting.  You may be a parent of students within the school district or a tax payer without children in the school district, either way you have the right to have your voice heard.  Here are some points to consider:
  • We voted for conservative values during the last election and must support the conservative members of the West Chester School Board who believe in fiscal responsibility vs. the board members who are advocating for raising taxes as high as possible to allow the WCASD to build bigger budgets. Shouldn’t the entire school board, like its conservative members,  be cutting waste and finding efficiencies like every other business in the country?
  • If we continue to raise taxes by the highest amount possible, we will shortly push out the lowest-income families from our district – the exact same families who are at highest risk for failure and benefit the most from a West Chester education.
  • Shouldn’t we be cutting our debt rather than pushing forward with $109 million in elementary school renovations?

If you cannot attend the  meeting on the 24th and/or you want to speak directly to school board members, please contact the West Chester Area School Board as follows:   West Chester Area School Board  c/o Pauline Bachtle, Board or call 484-266-1125

or by Traditional Mail

West Chester Area School Board  c/o Pauline Bachtle, Board Secretary

Spellman Administration Building

829 Paoli Pike

West Chester, PA 19380