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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

03/19/08 - Peter Tesei said having the committee in place before the budget vote will help the project because the RTM will know who is overseeing it

First The Good News....

Selectmen give OK Greenwich High auditorium committee gets approval
Greenwich Post - Greenwich,CT

The Board of Selectmen unanimously approved Wednesday morning the creation of a building committee to oversee the renovation of Greenwich High School’s .

he committee so far includes eight voting members, including Board of Education Vice Chairman Leslie Moriarty and Board of Estimate and Taxation member William Kelly, a former school board member and supporter of the project. Genny Krob, co-president of the Friends of High School Performing Arts group and one of the leading advocates for the project, is also a voting member, along with GHS PTA co-president Leslie Cooper, Representative Town Meeting Education Committee Chairman Robert Bray, local engineer Joseph Ross, attorney Frank Napolitano and contractor Steven LoParco, also a former Board of Education member.

The creation of the committee is seen as a major step for the project before the RTM considers the 2008-09 municipal budget in May. The budget includes $2 million for architecture and engineering work related to the project, which had a feasibility study done this past year. Construction is tentatively set to start in 2009-10.

First Selectman Peter Tesei said having the committee in place before the budget vote will help the project because now the RTM will know who is overseeing it.

Having a set committee also allows the project to officially move forward.....

Now The Bad News...

Betty Sternberg Is Involved

... The committee contains two non voting, ex-officio members — Superintendent of Schools Betty Sternberg and Mr. Tesei.


03/19/08 - Stop Punishing The Children - If The BET Should Save Money By Getting Rid Of Betty Sternberg And Her Failed Administrators

03/19/08 - May God Bless The Children Of Hamilton Avenue School Who Never Get To Compete On A Level Playing Field.

03/19/08 - "I can tell from the questions that were given to me that you're very curious about me," Charles Smith, 50, of Stamford

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