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Vote GRO

Bill Gabriel, Ron Rechenmacher, and Michelle Olache, forming the team GRO Batavia, have a website at grobatavia.org . It’s well worth looking at. Besides their platform of “First Class Education, Sustainable Future, Lower Tax Burden, Greater Transparency, Community Dialogue, and … Continue reading

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Taxpayers Speak, Referendum Fails

The $15 million school district referendum for artificial turf went down in flames. Nearly 74% of voters, over 8500 taxpayers, voted “No” to a plan that was sure to raise taxes further. Last December, the school board ignored the pleas … Continue reading

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Deja Vu

We’re hearing it again, “It won’t raise taxes”. The Batavia School Board said the same in 2007 when it promised the $75 million bonds referendum for the Batavia Fine Arts Center, the fieldhouse, and other assorted smaller projects would not … Continue reading

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Chromebooks/Tablets for All Students, Subsidized by Taxpayers

The Batavia School Board continues its spending spree. All Batavia students will be given Chromebooks (grades 3-12) or perhaps Tablets (K-2), the cost split evenly between parents ($75/student/yr) and taxpayers. At the end of 2 years, the students can keep … Continue reading

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