Headed over to @pottstownschool board's finance committee meeting to see if tax money will be used to replace stadium lights. Follow along. pic.twitter.com/k0BLytKRfTEvan Brandt@PottstownNews·Thu, Feb 16 2017 23:47:59ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832376006354812929— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Thu, Feb 16 2017 23:47:59
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsFor those curious followers, finance committee meeting delayed 30 minutes to allow cancelled community relations committee to be held.Fri, Feb 17 2017 00:14:45ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832382741446529025— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 00:14:45
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsIn the mantime, I can tell you that the facilities committee looked over a stadium lights proposal to spread payments over five or seven yrsFri, Feb 17 2017 00:22:36ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832384717475475457— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 00:22:36
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsTime for finance committee, Kiim Stillwell is chair of the committee. Stephen Kalis briefing on properties held for delinquent taxes.Fri, Feb 17 2017 00:55:21ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832392961530937345— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 00:55:21
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsThere are currently 11 properties in tax repository for whichthe school wdistrict has received offes, many as low as $500.Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:02:44ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832394816784855040— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:02:44
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsMany R 2 small 2 build on & valuable mostly 2 neighboring parcels, but a few building-sized lots R there and $500 might be too low, he saysFri, Feb 17 2017 01:04:25ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832395243957972992— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:04:25
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsBoard member Tom Hylton says "isn't this what a land bank is for?"Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:05:00ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832395389613592576— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:05:00
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsKalis reports that Foundation for Pottstown Education is still reviewing teacher residency initiative and presented to full board in March.Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:10:30ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832396772425265153— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:10:30
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsKalis says foundation is "still re-groupong, which may explain how long it is taking.Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:11:21ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832396988599656448— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:11:21
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsLinda Adams says school 4 elementary students with developmental delay & behavioral issues wants to rent five classrooms in Edgewood Bldg.Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:15:21ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832397991591940096— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:15:21
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsHead start program run by Montco Intermediate Unit rents 7 classrooms. Two uses would be separated, each with own entrance and bathrooms.Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:16:21ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832398243703177217— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:16:21
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsPottstown would earn $52,000 a year from rent and could place several of its own students there, saving on transport costs.Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:17:10ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832398451967156225— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:17:10
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsAdams says facilities committee obtained price for ligghts. $86,000 short. Looking at moving ahead with financing.Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:21:47ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832399613982302208— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:21:47
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsPolly Weand says previous donor of $10,000, willing to cover the cost and allow fundraising to continue to pay him off.Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:23:14ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832399977662074880— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:23:14
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsHe is determined these lights are going to get up, says Weand. Lighting company only finance school district.Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:24:21ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832400257090732034— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:24:21
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsI want these lights up this summer, says Weand. Either take loan, or finance through Musco and anonymous donor would make payments.Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:25:00ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832400422908342272— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:25:00
Evan Brandt@PottstownNewsKalis says he would like to look into the legality of it. Wants to know more about private donor and conditions of loan.Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:26:47ReplyRetweetFavoritehttps://twitter.com/PottstownNews/status/832400868750278656— Evan Brandt (@PottstownNews)Fri, Feb 17 2017 01:26:47
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