Newport resident sues school district over budget mishap

NEWPORT — Bert Spaulding Sr. has filed a motion in Sullivan County Superior Court claiming the Newport School District presented an erroneous budget to town voters, resulting in excess revenues that are now to be collected absent corrective action.

“By failing to disclosed ‘cost items’ as required by law, the Defendant (Newport School District) has effectively perpetuated an inaccurate and deceptive budget to the voters,” Spaulding’s motion alleges. | More…

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