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School Committee Presents FY 2020 Budget Monday, Hearings Through Thursday

[CREDIT: File Photo] Warwick Veterans Jr. High School at 2401 W Shore Road.
[CREDIT: File Photo] Warwick Veterans Jr. High School at 2401 W Shore Road.
[CREDIT: File Photo] Warwick Veterans Jr. High School at 2401 W Shore Road.

Editor’s note: Tuesday’s hearing has been rescheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

WARWICK — The Warwick School Committee will review the fiscal year 2020 budget during their meeting Monday at 5:30 p.m. at Warwick Veterans Middle School, 2401 West Shore Road, followed by three nights of public hearings on the document.

Usually, the School Committee hosts two public hearing

meetings on the budget, said Catherine Bonang, secretary to SuperintendentPhilip Thornton, but this year, in light of three newly minted members of theCommittee, the body will extend it to a third evening.

On April 22, the evening will begin with several contractawards, then move to discussion ofauthorized bond funding expenditures, including bids for the ShermanElementary Roof replacement and Oakland Beach & Scott Schools fire alarmsystem replacement

The third item on the agenda will be the rresentation of Thornton’srecommended budget for fiscal year 2020

The April 23 and 24 School Committee meetings will be held

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at 6 p.m. at Warwick Veterans Middle School. A specific time and venue for thethird meeting April 25 have yet to be scheduled.

Copies of the agendas and documents for the Monday meeting are posted below:

Rob Borkowski
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