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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Deputy Mayor Susan Knudsen made a statement for the Ridgewood Village Council requesting a rescheduled joint meeting date to discuss this topic. BOE member Jennie Smith Wilson gave a Board presentation outlining the facts and regulations that pertain to Ridgewood’s school budget vote and Board member elections. The presentation was followed by a period of public comment. Two more dates for public comment on this issue are scheduled for the Board meetings of November 5 and 19.
Click here to view the resolution approved by the Board at their September 17, 2018 Regular Public Meeting regarding the school budget election .
A reader said , “The president of the BOE, Vince Loncto, counted the Yea and Nay votes incorrectly. Which tells me a lot about how he manages that massive budget.
22 people spoke in favor of letting the residents vote. 3 were opposed. “