The serial continues... here is installment five ...
note: click to read installments one, two, three, and four
I am posting the fifth installment of the Olentangy State Standard Analysis report since neither the board nor the administration want to discuss this in public - for whatever reason. This report on district expenditures was commissioned by the administration and completed last March - almost a year ago. I imagine that time flies when you're spending someone else's money.
This study should be serving as the basis for understanding rising costs and requisite soon-to-be-proposed property tax increases. But, the report is obviously being kept from the sunshine of public debate. The reason? I guess you will have to ask your board members why the public should not be given the opportunity to hear debate on this important report; a report funded by local tax dollars.
You'd think that with possible levies on the horizon, the board would want to get a handle on costs ... you'd think anyway ...
I have been asked if I could provide a .pdf version. Sorry, I only have a hardcopy document. You can ask the district to provide you with a copy through a public records request. According to Ohio law, the district cannot ask you for identification, though they can charge a slight copying fee.
Check back for future installments of the report.