Weston held its annual town meeting this past week, and two motions were made from the floor to reduce school spending. One motion would have cut their school budget by $850,000, which is the amount their town will lose if its state education cost sharing (ECS) grant is eliminated. The other motion called for a $500,000 reduction. Both motions were defeated.
I raise this because I am concerned similar floor motions will be made during Wilton’s town meeting on Tuesday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Clune Center. We need members of the community who support our schools to turn out en masse to reject attempts to reduce our budget, and to protect our investment in our schools.