Last month, the board of education approved a $75,768,676 budget that contains no tax increase. Tonight’s hearing will give the public information, and offer the opportunity to ask questions, regarding the spending plan.
The Budget Vote and School Board Elections will be held next Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Jefferson Middle School, Lincoln Elementary School and Washington Middle School from noon to 9 p.m.
Candidates for the 2014-15 school year are: Paul Abbott, Shelly Leathers and Tom Pope. The three already sit on the school board and they are the only residents running for the three open seats.
Anyone with questions about where they should vote should call the District Clerk at 483-4420.
More information on the school budget can also be found online at www.jamestownpublicschools.org and also in the Superintendent’s Office, 197 Martin Road from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday’s public hearing begins at 7 p.m. in the Persell Middle School auditorium.