Posts Tagged ‘ cecil county public schools ’

North East High Scores Budget Touchdown Against Cecil County Commish

June 21, 2012

A concerted campaign by parents, teachers and students at North East High School scored a touchdown Tuesday when the Cecil County Commissioners threw in the flag on a contested play and agreed to pay for new metal bleachers to replaced rickety, splintery wooden seats at the school’s athletic field. After hearing from a long...
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Cecil County Schools Save $1.6 Million on Construction; Ask to Put Savings to Projects Cut by Commish

June 12, 2012

Cecil County public schools cracked the cost-cutting whip and saved $1.6 million on several school construction and renovation projects already approved and financed by county bonds. So now the schools want to apply a portion of those cost savings to two projects put on hold by the County Commissioners in the recently approved county...
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Cecil County Commish Reject, in Secret Vote, Plan to Jumpstart New Tech School

May 31, 2012

A Cecil Times Special Report The Cecil County Commissioners decided in a recent closed door meeting to turn down—on the usual 3-2 vote– a proposed new school of technology on the Elkton site of the vacant Basell property that already has science labs and could be bought and renovated for about one-third the cost...
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Cecil County Budget: Another ‘Happy Meal” Property Tax Cut Trims Half-Cent Off Rate

May 22, 2012

The Cecil County Commissioners Tuesday adopted operating and capital improvement budgets that will give property owners their second consecutive “Happy Meal” tax cut— yielding savings of about the cost of a family’s fast-food meal—while delaying many construction projects. But unlike last year’s contentious budget process, this year the County Commissioners were unanimous in their...
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Citizens Weigh in on Cecil County Budget; Urge School, Ambulance Funds

May 8, 2012

Cecil County’s proposed budget drew mostly polite comments and gratitude from representatives of programs that were frozen but not cut in the new Fiscal 2013 budget but some supporters of the public schools and county emergency services workers forcefully disagreed with Commissioners’ priorities. The Cecil County Commissioners drafted a $169 million proposed budget for...
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