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WSB Transparency

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in Featured, General, School | Comments Off

The following letter was submitted by Windham School Board Member Ken Eyring.

When I ran for the Windham School Board (WSB), I promised transparency. Sometimes, that puts me in an uncomfortable situation when I disagree with fellow Board Members. Such is the case now, as I provide my insights regarding what I feel was a rushed 3-1-1 decision (Rekart/Joanis/Senibaldi – yes, Eyring – no, Breton – abstain) to sign a no-bid, $577K contract with Cenergistic, a “behavior-based” energy conservation company during the 1/6/15 WSB meeting.

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Was Closing the Golden Brook Modular Building Avoidable?

Posted by on Feb 20, 2014 in Featured, General, School | Comments Off

The Windham School District (WSD) spends more than $45M a year, but unfortunately, not all of it is spent wisely. Maintenance of our buildings should be a priority and have been neglected. Here are events that led to the closing of the Golden Brook modular building last week.

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WTC Names Former State Rep Rick Okerman New Chairman

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Featured, General | Comments Off

 

Effective immediately, former NH State Representative Rick Okerman will assume the Chairmanship of the Windham Taxpayers Coalition.

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Can a Windham Charter School Help Resolve WSD Problems?

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in Featured, General, School | Comments Off

When Windham Taxpayers overwhelmingly voted down the proposed two-grade, $50M school last March – it was an important first step in getting Windham School District (WSD) taxes under control. The next step is to find cost effective solutions to our needs. The most glaring (and potentially costly) need is to reduce the crowding problem in the Windham Middle School (WMS).

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WTC Seeks Volunteers For Town Audit Review Committee

Posted by on Jun 21, 2013 in Featured, Town | Comments Off

The Windham Taxpayers Coalition (WTC) will form a Committee to review the Town’s Annual Audit that will be published in August.  WTC Board Member Bruce Breton will serve as Chairman of this committee, which will review the audit and then provide comments to the public and the Windham Board of Selectmen.

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Retiring Selectman Chairman Bruce Breton to Join WTC Board

Posted by on Mar 8, 2013 in Featured, General | Comments Off

Following this Monday’s Board of Selectmen meeting on March 11th, Windham Selectmen Chairman Bruce Breton will assume a position on the Board of Directors of the recently formed Windham Taxpayers Coalition.

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Opinion: The Windham School District Prepared to Contract for Another School

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in General, Opinion | Comments Off

Windham resident Carolyn Therrien wrote an informative article raising some concerns regarding the planning process for the proposed new school project.

It is clear that she has done some extensive research on this subject — and reveals information that was not previously known to our WTC group.  Mrs. Therrien reveals her concerns regarding the fact that we are again being asked to approve the same project that was rejected last year by voters, as well as a lack of transparency during the selection process for the architect and construction firms, should this project be approved by voters on March 12th.

Read here: http://windham.patch.com/announcements/the-windham-school-district-prepared-to-contract-for-another-school

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