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The second in a series of Roaring Fork School District Re-1 workshops hosted by the school board to discuss a projected $3.5 million budget shortfall for next year takes place from 6-8 p.m. this evening at the District Office in Glenwood Springs.

District officials will present specific proposed budget cuts based on feedback from the March 9 meeting and suggestions that came in during the interim. Revenue options, including a possible mill levy override, will also be discussed.

Those not able to attend the live meeting can listen in and participate via webcast at the Carbondale Middle and Basalt Elementary schools, and in Glenwood Springs at Sopris Elementary School.



Citizens in each location will hear the same presentation and will be able to offer ideas, comments and suggestions.

The public budget meetings and webcasts will continue on April 16 and April 20, also from 6-8 p.m. A final draft of the budget reduction recommendations will be presented on April 16, followed by an expected final decision on April 20.



An article in the March 22 edition of the Post Independent about arrests made at an alleged underage drinking party did not clearly distinguish between events at the party and another party on New Year’s Eve.

Although the party on Friday night resulted in two arrests, no one was injured or taken to the hospital.


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