Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Lakewoood BOE Meeting Tonight: Proclamation Thanks Township Committee For Million Dollar Grant but not The Taxpayers

Lakewood BOE will have a public meeting tonight 6:30 pm 855 Somerset Avenue.
See Agenda HERE
Board waiting to hear decision from attorney Inzelbuch.
Proclamation thanking Lakewood township committee for grant.

Whereas, at its June 22, 2017 meeting, the Lakewood Township Committee agreed to contribute $84,000.00 to the Lakewood School District to restore the Lakewood High School Football program which was going to be cut to due to budgetary constraints; and Whereas, the Lakewood Township Committee also approved a $1,157,222.00 Grant

Award to the Lakewood School District at its meeting on July 13, 2017; and
Whereas, $557,556.00 of Grant Award is to be utilized to reinstate the 2017-18
Lakewood Public School District Sports Program, per the attached summary; and
Whereas, $599,666.00 of the Grant Award is to provide Lakewood School District's
Nonpublic School students with IDEA Services, per the attached summary;
Now, therefore, be it resolved, that the Board of Education accepts with deep
appreciation and gratitude this Grant Award from the Mayor and Township Committee
on behalf of the children of Lakewood; and
Be it finally resolved, that the Board Secretary is hereby directed to provide a certified copy of this resolution to the Mayor and Committee members along with a thank you
note from the Lakewood Board of Education and Administration for its kind generosity
and gracious contribution to the Lakewood School District.

1 comment:

  1. The tax payers didn't agree, they don't get thanked. There should've been a ballot initiative before spending such a large chunk of tax payer monies.