Budgeteers chop Tiverton school request

Vote for "compromise" budget

By Tom Killin Dalglish
Posted 4/5/19

TIVERTON — After an acrimonious meeting in Tiverton Town Hall last Thursday, the eleven-member town budget committee, on which the TivertonTaxpayers Association (TTA) holds a 6-5 majority, voted what it was calling a "compromise budget" of $31,442,700 to educate the town's children in the coming fiscal year.

Compromise or not, that sum is "$505,020 less than our request. We are in serious trouble," said Tiverton School Superintendent, Dr. Peter Sanchioni last Friday.

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