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Loss of partnership comes at poor time

February 16, 2014

Talk about bad timing. While Dunkirk schools finances seem to be in adequate shape, Fredonia needs all the help it can get....

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Carlaw

Feb-18-14 7:23 AM

The Captain is right........again. These are not mergers or shared services. They are bailouts.

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Captain

Feb-16-14 6:51 PM

I suggest you re-read the piece, specifically the part that states which district is in better financial shape. If this was so equally beneficial, Dk wouldn't have made the decision to go back home.

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Stanislaus

Feb-16-14 6:36 PM

Let's be honest, Fredonia needs Dunkirk just as much as Dunkirk needs Fredonia. This is just a pawn move on a bigger merger later on.

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Captain

Feb-16-14 4:44 PM

It's poor timing b/c FCS now has to scramble to make up the lost revenue DK brought to the partnership. If the costs were evenly split, as is the norm in most partnerships, then it shouldn't adversely affect next year's budget very much. The question is, will they truthfully disclose how much this lost revenue will affect next year's budget? If so, then one will be able to determine if indeed it was an equal contribution.

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Dcronlg

Feb-16-14 11:27 AM

Pooling tax resources leads to lower tax resources??? Stupid beyond belief. The reason to pool tax resources is that, stand alone, one doesn't have enough tax resources to begin with...

Each and every day, the church lady gaggle OBSERVER board goes out of their way to proudly earn the leading descriptor CLUELESS.

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Captain

Feb-16-14 10:51 AM

Don't kid yourself, this issue is not so much about losing a partner as it is about losing the funds the visiting partner provided.

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