Pelham - Windham News June 25, 2010 - 5
Budget Balance Remains at End of School Year
by Barbara O’Brien Despite Windham voters deciding to go with a default budget for the 2009-2010 school year, the amount of money that was allocated was not totally spent. During the Windham School Board’s June 14 work session, school district business administrator Donna Clairmont said there was an anticipated $100,000 remaining in this year’s operating budget. When voters went to the polls in March 2009, they voted down the School Board’s proposed budget, opting instead for a default budget that amounted to approximately 10 percent less than what school administrators wanted. The Windham School District will also be operating under a default budget during the upcoming 2010-2011 school year. The 2009-2010 school budget expires at the conclusion of the current school year, which ends on June 30. The Windham School District operates on a fiscal year, running from July 1 to June 30 of each year. The Town of Windham, however, operates on a traditional calendar year.
Clairmont said that the approximate $100,000 fund balance from the 2009-2010 school year is expected to go back to the town’s general fund to offset the 2010 Tax Rate. Clairmont told School
Board members that the unexpended balance was due to “under- utilized line items.” Looking ahead, School Superintendent Frank Bass said he would like to come up with a zero-percent budget increase for the 2011- 2012 school year, despite the need to add an additional class at the new Windham High School. During the school year just ending, there were only freshmen and sophomores at Windham High. Starting with the new school year, there will be freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. And beginning with the 2011-2012 school year, all four grades will be attending Windham High School. At that point, there will be no Windham students attending Salem High School. Dr. Bass said that being able to come in with a zero-percent increase for the 2011-2012 school year is “a lofty goal,” but considering the continuing economic recession, said goal is “one that will be taken on with due diligence” by school administrators. “We will have to consider existing contractual agreements and determine what’s discretionary,” Bass said. Actual planning for the 2011-2012 school budget will begin sometime this coming fall, after the new school year gets underway.
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Chalk Birthday Girl Donates Locks
submitted by Jennifer Taris When Victoria Taris of Pelham was asked, “What do you want for your Birthday?” She responded, “I want a haircut.” So, on June 19, that is what she got—10 inches, to be exact. Victoria decided back in January that for her sixth birthday, she wanted to have her hair cut and donate it to Locks of Love. Locks of Love is a public non-profit organization that provides hair pieces to financially disadvantaged children under age 18 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.
When Victoria was asked why she
wanted to do this, she said, “I think that it’s a nice thing to do and I feel bad for all of the kids that don’t have hair.” On Victoria’s sixth birthday, she learned that sometimes it is better to give than to receive.
According to a 2008 NOAA Fisheries report, the Gulf of Mexico is one of the most popular areas for recreational fishing in the United States, with nearly six million saltwater anglers taking over 45 million fishing trips each year. Recreational fishing serves as the economic backbone for many coastal communities surrounding the Gulf of Mexico. The oil spill has the potential to impact the nearly 2,300 tackle shops in Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida’s West Coast. “Although no one is certain of the long-term impacts of the oil spill, the Fish America Foundation is prepared to step up and assist local groups with funding to restore sport fisheries and their habitat once the restoration efforts begin,” said Fish America Foundation Executive Director Johanna Laderman. The foundation will work with state and federal natural resource agencies and community conservation groups to identify and prioritize projects such as wetland creation and restoration, aquatic vegetation planting, rebuilding angler access, and reestablishing fish passage in the Gulf Region. For additional information and to support the Fish America Gulf Fund, visit www.fishamerica.org
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