How long will it take to recoup $20 million investment?

Dear Editor, Mrs. Brinker, a former Business Manager for Almont Community Schools, wrote a great letter to the Editor last week. This December's school millage was 8.0, and without the proposed bond next year's December school millage will be 3.30. A new millage of...

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Our children need and deserve this proposal

Dear Editor, Boards of Education were created by State law to oversee school districts. A Board of Education consists of seven publicly elected representatives from the school district's community. A Board of Education has essentially two functions. First, on an...

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Four weeks to decide fate of Almont bond

Dear Editor, You have four weeks to decide whether Almont Community Schools should enter a $58.4 million dollar bond issue. Please consider what this may mean for our schools. Our schools are in dire need of updates and repairs, a bond issue can help get our campus...

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“Get our house in order”

Dear Editor, After reading letters in the Tri-City Times last week describing the urgent need for the revitalization and basic maintenance for our Almont school campus, I was appalled. If the schools are in as poor a condition as they indicate, it sounds like years of...

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Band, music will benefit from bond issue

Dear Editor, As the Band Director of Almont Community Schools who has worked in all three buildings, and as a parent who decided to move his two children into the school system when they were young, I can attest to the much-needed improvements in the district's music...

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Court rulings guide us morally and socially

Dear Editor, Our Supreme Court hands down rulings that guide our nation both morally and socially. Should those rulings apply equally to all states and all Americans? The interpretation of these laws varies widely from state to state. Laws pertaining to abortion, gun...

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Alum encourages support of bond issue

Dear Editor, As a former Almont football coach for 10 years, current business owner in Almont, Almont graduate and father of five, I am invested in our community on many levels and can speak first-hand to the dire need for the upcoming Almont school bond to pass. I am...

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It’s a yes vote from me on election day

Dear Editor, The Almont School Bond is currently under consideration. The previous administration proposed a $72 million package. The current proposal is approximately $58 million. I believe there is a general agreement on the maintenance and infrastructure...

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Highlights of our new voting rules for 2024

Dear Editor, With Proposition 2 passing in 2022 and a new legislature that took over in 2023, voting will look very different in 2024. Prop 2 codified some existing laws into the constitution and new laws have since been passed by the legislature. All of these actions...

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Lion’s share of bond dollars going to field house

Dear Editor, Kathryn Slosek's eye-opening letter in the December 20 issue of the Tri-City Times asking us to vote in February for the Almont school bond proposal certainly addressed all the maintenance and infrastructure improvements required today, if Almont schools...

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