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Stafford school division cancels budget presentation

The Stafford County school system has canceled tomorrow’s School Board work session and meeting due to snow. The meeting, which includes School Superintendent David Sawyer’s proposed budget presentation, has been rescheduled for next Monday at 7 p.m. in the Bandy Complex. The work session–or winter retreat–will take place 9 a.m. this Friday at the Bandy Complex.  Here’s the division’s news release:

The Stafford County School Board’s regular meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 9, 2010, has been postponed until Monday, February 15, 2010. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The February 15 meeting will follow the agenda set for the February 9 meeting except all action items, excluding the Early Head Start grant, will be moved from action to information on the agenda and may be considered at the February 23, 2010, board meeting.The School Board’s retreat scheduled for Friday, February 5, was canceled due to inclement weather. The retreat will be held on Friday, February 12, 2010, at 9 a.m. in the Executive Session Room of the School Board Chambers in the Alvin York Bandy Administrative Complex. The items under consideration at the retreat are:

• Budget update

• Early Head Start Grant

• Board of Supervisors CIP/VPSA discussion

• CIP/Elementary Reconstruction Plan

• VPSA Spring Borrow

• Strategic Plan

• Student Accommodation Plan

For information regarding the Stafford County School Board schedule, please contact Cathy Torkos, Clerk of the Board, 540/658-6630. The Alvin York Bandy Administrative Complex is located at 31 Stafford Avenue, Stafford. The Professional Development Center is located at 37 Stafford Avenue, Stafford.