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Town Hall Meeting with Ann Mallek re: Albemarle Schools
November 18, 2014 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Dear Members of Our School Community:
Over the next month, there will be several town hall meetings conducted by members of the Board of Supervisors. The supervisors will be discussing the recent five-year financial plan that was presented to the Board. The plan includes the financial outlook for schools, general government and capital improvements and it is used in the development of the respective budgets beginning next year.
Currently the projections show a $8.1 million gap for the fiscal year that begins next July 1 and a total gap of $26 million for the full five years. The purpose of the town hall meetings is to hear from you about the strategies that you value and support to address these projected deficits. Among some options is the reduction or elimination of services, making adjustments to the tax rate or considering special tax districts. Your questions or suggestions are encouraged. For those who are unable to attend a town hall meeting, comments can be provided on line at http://engage.albemarle.org/
Following is a complete list of meetings:
Mon. Nov. 17, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Red Hill Elementary School, hosted by Supervisor Palmer
Tues. Nov. 18, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Senior Center, hosted by Supervisors McKeel and Sheffield
Tues. Nov. 18, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Henley Middle School, hosted by Supervisors Mallek and Palmer
Weds. Nov. 19, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. CATEC, hosted by Supervisor Sheffield
Thurs. Nov. 20, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Broadus Wood Elementary School, hosted by Supervisors Mallek and Sheffield
Sat. Nov. 22, 10 a.m. to noon White Hall Community Center, hosted by Supervisor Mallek
Mon. Dec. 1, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Monticello High School, hosted by Supervisors Dittmar and Palmer
Mon. Dec. 8, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Meriwether Lewis Elementary School, hosted by Supervisors McKeel and Palmer
Mon. Dec. 8, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. East Rivanna Fire House, hosted by Supervisors Boyd and Dittmar
Mon. Dec. 15, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Victory Hall, hosted by Supervisors Dittmar and Palmer
I hope you will have the opportunity to participate, either in person or on line, in these important discussions.
Strategic Communications Officer
Albemarle County Public Schools