EAST GREENWICH â€” School officials are hoping for the best in their fiscal 2013 budget proposal, but prepared to face the 1 percent.
Theyâ€™re not worried about anti-Wall Street protesters, however the possibility that they may be asked to cut drastically from the proposed $34,044,968 budget officials aired at a public hearing Tuesday night at Cole Middle School.
The proposed budget would represent a 4.55 percent increase over the current $32,561,927, and does not add personnel to the district payroll. By a margin of $400, it stays within state law demanding no more than a 4 percent tax levy increase because of an anticipated state aid hike.
For more on this story, read all about it in the March 1 edition of The East Greenwich Pendulum.