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Paris District 95 votes to make you pay with NEW TAX –

July 12, 2016   ·   4 Comments

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Paris District 95 School Board, voted last night to place the question of a 1% sales tax referendum on the ballot ...

Shiloh School Board Meeting, Budget Hearing – Sales Tax Referendum –

HUME, IL. (ECWd) – On June 20, 2016, Shiloh CUSD#1 Board of Trustees held a Budget Hearing and Regular School Board Meeting. During the budget ...

Edgar Co. Local Governments owe the State over $166,000 in overpaid PPRT –

Edgar County, IL. (ECWd) – The local governments in Edgar County owed the State of Illinois a total of $166,119.51 in overpayments the state made ...

Paris School District 95 to get $10k refund from TRS –

Paris, IL. (ECWd) – In May, we ran an article referencing fines paid to the Teacher’s Retirement System by our local school districts. Data provided ...

Local Paper only reports part of the story –

Paris, IL. (ECWd) – In this past Thurday’s edition of the Prairie Press, they ran an article entitled “Kraft Alleges Intimidation By Director“, which on ...

Schools Prohibited from Requiring Student Passwords to Social Media –

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) – Received this tip in an email blast on a recent change to the “Right to Privacy in the School Setting Act” ...

Sam Roberts, School District 95, leaves offensive voicemail to mother of three students –

Paris, IL., (ECWd) – Sam Roberts, Maintenance and Technology Director of Paris School District 95, decided to leave an offensive voicemail to a mother of ...

Shiloh School seeking county sales tax –

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – During the Edgar County Study Session last Monday, August 31st, a county board member stated that Shiloh Schools were inquiring ...

School Boards in Edgar County violated the law….and you paid for it says Chicago Tribune…

Edgar Co. (ECWd) – “These abuses won’t stop until voters rise up angry again and again and again”. About now some are saying here he ...

Paris District 95 School Board Meeting Video – April 7, 2014 –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Video from the Paris District 95 School Board meeting held on April 7, 2014 is below. Thanks to the board for ...

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – I think everyone is well aware of the financial turmoil our country is in, as well as our state.   It has ...

Paris Schools Consolidation Town Hall Meeting

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Paris District 95 videotaped the “Consolidation Town Hall” meeting that was held on September 12, 2013. We have linked to their ...

UPDATE: New School Funding – PCHS

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Chapin Rose has just stated that the Capital Development Board bonds were to be sold this morning,  finalized on the 10th ...

Conflict of Interest – Capital Development Board (New High School funds) –

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – While preparing several emails to send off today, I ran across the Illinois Procurement Code. This is the code the Capital ...

Conflicts-Intergovernmental Agreements-New High School

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – As most of us are already aware, there is a new high school being built just north of Paris. With this ...

D-95 and the Proposed Property Tax –

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – After several concerned citizens asked about our local school districts and  their notices of hearing on tax levy, we decided to ...

Possible School District Consolidation Information

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – Possible School District Consolidation Following several inquiries into possible school consolidations, I had a meeting with the District 4 and District ...

UPDATE – District 95: Video of 5-7-2012 Board Meeting

PARIS, IL –  Here it is, and once again the local paper prints only what the board wants them to print. This has become their ...

District 95 Resignation

It has come to our attention that  school board member Sue Furnish has resigned her position as board member. A phone call to the Superintendent ...

Report: District 95 School Board Meeting 5-7-2012

PARIS,IL– District 95 School Board Meeting May 7, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. During the District 95 school board meeting, Tom Davis read a prepared statement, ...

Is District 95 searching for a new Superintendent yet?

PARIS, IL – I had almost forgot about this issue until it was recently brought to my attention again. At the August 15, 2011 District ...

TORT Fund or SLUSH Fund

EDGAR CO – TORT Fund or Slush Fund For those of you that pay property tax, have you ever wondered why we pay so much ...

“Per Diem” explanation.

“Per Diem” explanation. After a short phone call from a conference attendee that stated they were authorized a per diem rate for every day they ...

WOW: $87 for one meal? A big shout-out to Sam and Dist 95 – Glad we could pay for that.

$87 for one meal? Thanks to Sam and Dist 95. Glad we could pay for that. Wow! First off, I will extend an apology to Tom ...

$80 for one meal? Thanks, Tom. Glad we could pay for that.

$80 for one meal? Thanks, Tom. Glad we could pay for that. Below is just another example of people thinking the taxpayers owe them, and ...

District 95 @ Chicago Convention

 I believe it was the year 2000 that I began looking at District 95’s financial records. In addition to discovering that the district was financially ...

District 95 BoE meeting Dec 5, 2011

 The Distric 95 Board of Education meeting was held on Dec 5, 2011. Video (thanks to the school district) is below Chuck’s comments.  “At the ...

Joe Paterno: “I wish I had done more”

  Let’s talk about mandatory reporting……and a recently famous case of keeping it “in-house”. Here are some key points that people may not be aware ...

Dist 95 BoE Meeting 11-7-2011

  At the November meeting of the District 95 School Board a summary of the audit was presented. The District received a clean report, and ...

Oct ’11 – School Board Meetings

During the month of October I attended several District 95 School Board meetings. So far, the district still has not received the money for the ...

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