JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown School District has a new top administrator. On Tuesday night Interim Superintendent Sylvia Root was sworn in and will assume the role previously held by former Superintendent Tim Mains, who left the district at the end of February for a Job at the Pine Bush School District, just to the west of Newburgh, New York.
Root is a retired superintendent who’s had experience helping districts as they transition between administrators. She will stay on until the school board is able to identify and hire a new permanent Superintendent.
According to the Post-Journal, the school board also announced the budget development calendar, with the first 2017-18 draft budget presentation scheduled for the next school board meeting on March 15. April 21 is the deadline for the board to finalize the budget, so that it can be filed in time for a public vote in May.