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Reader sound off on $111 Million Ridgewood School Budget vote

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211 voter spread yes vs no

we had a chance to send a message of constraint but the non voters
in an ironic way let the spenders spend.

it’s not their fault individually but when the tax bill comes
non voters dig deep into a pocket of regrets.

towns spending and BOE BUDGETS non sustainable
and is a runaway train signaling time to paint and sell.

wait till the developers get ahold of valley campus..schools
will be flooded with new children.

9 out of 19 districts voted majority “No”. Absentee ballots accounted for 3/4 of the margin of victory for “Yes”. The B of E was nearly embarrassed here.

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$111 million Ridgewood School Budget Vote Today

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Ridgewood NJ, decision time ,today is the vote on the 2019-2020 $111 million school budget , Your vote on Tuesday, April 16 will help determine the funding for the Ridgewood school district’s programs, staffing and facilities maintenance expenditures for the upcoming school year. Schools will be closed for students and staff but polls will be open from 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.

The Ridgewood Board of Education has approved an enormous $111.6 million budget .

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Monday, April 15 at 3 p.m. is the deadline to apply in person at the County Clerk’s Office for a Vote-by-Mail Ballot for the Annual School Election !

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The 2019-2020 Ridgewood Public Schools budget will be voted on by registered voters in the Annual School Election on Tuesday, April 16. Polls will be open 6 a.m.-8 p.m. OR, vote by mail! The walk-in application deadline is Monday, April 15 at 3 p.m. See below for more information.

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Ridgewood BOE Corrects Polling Information

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Ridgewood NJ, IMPORTANT NOTICE: Board of Education Budget Election will be held Tuesday, April 16, 2019 – polls will be open 6am – 8pm. Sample ballots, mailed to Ridgewood voters, incorrectly note polls open at 2pm. Please share this important information with friends and neighbors.

Board of Education Budget Election – Tuesday, April 16, 2019 – POLLS OPEN 6am – 8pm.

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Reader says Ridgewood BOE Needs to regain Public Trust

” Ridgewood school district is great, but recent increases in Budget driven by employee medical benefits and special ed. Meanwhile school rankings are dropping compared to competitors.
I know very little about educating kids except that it’s an extremely tough job. However I do know quite a bit about budgeting. It’s imperative to always question how $ is spent, otherwise it will be spent with less care than warranted. Voting no therefore makes sense in this case, as the board did not address concerns posed above.
Many parents defend the educators by questioning the no vote, but this is not a educators vs parents story. Rather it’s an action point for BoE to regain public trust by acknowledging raised issues and proposing solutions. I doubt there’s a resident who wishes bad upon our great educators, so let’s not confuse the issues. “

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Ridgewood Board of Education Sends Errant Voter Times on Sample Ballot

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Board of Education puts the wrong voter times (2-8 pm)on the sample ballot for the April 16th $111 million budget vote (More like 6am to 8pm).

Sources say the BOE claims it was just a ,”wink wink” miss print ?

The vote on the 2019-2020 $111 million school budget is Tuesday, April 16, during Spring Recess for the Ridgewood Public Schools.

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Ridgewood School Board Faces “No Confidence” Vote Over $111 Million Budget

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Ridgewood NJ, The countdown to the School Election is underway! Next Tuesday, April 16, Ridgewood voters will cast their ballots on next year’s school budget. Schools will be closed for Spring Recess but the polls will be open from 6 a.m.-8 p.m.

This the school board that puts their own interests above that of the students or the taxpayers , using taxpayer money to circumvent the community by extending their terms till 2020 .

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