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Millstone school budget goes in wrong direction

The Millstone Township K-8 School District Board of Education has announced a budget increase that calls for what the board characterizes as a modest increase in property taxes (approximately $200 for the average homeowner), the first increase in five years.

Might I remind the board that school population has been flat during that time and that enrollment is now decreasing. I am looking forward to a decrease in property taxes by trimming the school budget.

Let’s stop looking for ways to perpetuate the bureaucracy and inflating school costs. A decrease in school property taxes is needed. The board is going in the wrong direction.

Gregory M. Cinque
Millstone Township

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