This session of the radio show shares the School Committee meeting held Tuesday, March 22, 2022.
The bulk of the meeting was the official public hearing for the FY 2023 school budget.
Superintendent Sara Ahern, Asst Supt Lucas Giguere, Business Manager Miriam Goodman were the primary presenters for the overview of the budget. School Committee Chair Denise Spencer then read the budget major lines, recording ‘holds’ along the way which then lead to the question period by the committee and then the public. The budget will come to the Committee at the Apr 12 meeting when they will vote on it.
NEW: A transcript of the recording is available. The transcript is part of a pilot by Franklin Matters using the transcription service provided by Otter.ai https://otter.ai/
The meeting opened at 7 PM and ran approx. 2 hours and 35 minutes.
Budget tab (with this proposed budget and prior budgets) -> https://www.franklinps.net/district/school-district-budget
Meeting transcript -> https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZJGhMT7D0A5kkrWVSB-fvrQgwril-lDX/view?usp=sharing
My notes ->
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