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Money Doesn't Improve Education - Email to School Board August 2009

August 9, 2009

My name is Lance Mitchell and I am a senior citizen.   

When I moved to Geneva 20 years ago my property taxes were about $3200 and they are now over $8000.  Most of the increase has been from District 304.  

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Controlling Budgets - School Board Meeting August 2009

August 7, 2009

My name is Fred Cregier and I live in Geneva. Most of you have heard me speak briefly before at previous Board Meetings.

As a homeowner and property tax payer, I am very much concerned about the constantly increasing budgets and expenditures of this School District

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Email to School Board - June 2009

I have been attending Geneva school board meetings on and off for over seven years and have to say that the Monday June 8th meeting was the strangest of all. During those years, I think that I have gained a good understanding of how the district operates. I certainly don’t know everything but know more than the average Geneva resident. I also understand that every member of the board gives freely of their time and provides a great service to the entire community. That said, I am sharing with you my thoughts on what I observed at the last meeting. I don’t expect a reply, I would just like each member to read my thoughts with an open mind and reflect on what was discussed and decided on at the meeting.

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Do not increase the budget - Letter to School Board - 2008

Dear Sir:

Thank you for the opportunity to express my thoughts on next year’s budget.

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