What's your opinion? Geneva's appear to be evenly split on whether the mostly-vacant Coultrap building should be demolished or preserved.
Geneva School District
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Friday, May 18, 2012
The Geneva School Board wants to know what issues are important to you. Here is a link to the online survey.
There is still time to tell the Board of Education what you believe should be the district’s priorities. The Geneva School District Board of Education has posted an online form on the School District’s website through the end of May to gather feedback from stakeholders. Your input will aid the Board of Education with the setting of goals and priorities for future school years. When you click on this link to the Geneva School District comment form, you will be asked to comment on any or all of the following topics: 1. What are your priorities for Geneva School District’s facilities? 2. What do you believe should be the District’s priorities in financial management? 3. What should be or continue to be programmatic and/or educational …
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Yes, you! What should the district hold as its priorities?
The Geneva School District Board of Education wants to hear from you! Yes, YOU! Every parent, student, citizen, and other interested party is encouraged to share with the Board of Education what you believe should be the district’s priorities. Your input will aid the Board of Education with the setting of goals and priorities for future school years. Your feedback matters! Join us on Saturday, April 21, to share your thoughts on curriculum, finance, facilities, and anything else that’s on your mind. The meeting will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in the cafeteria at Geneva Middle School North, 1357 Viking Drive. The meeting will be broken up into comments on the following topics: 1. What are your priorities for Geneva School District’s …
Monday, January 2, 2012
Debt, declining EAV mean property taxes will continue to rise dramatically—and there is no end in sight.
Geneva School Board and School District 304 officials did everything they felt they could to cut back on spending in 2011. They re-financed bonds, they let some part-time jobs go unfilled. They pulled back on capital expenditures. They looked hard at four options to keep the tax levy in check. They are dipping into reserves. Still, the owner of a house valued at $288,000 is expected to see a $280 increase next spring for the District 304 portion of his or her property tax bill, according to Assistant Superintendent Donna Oberg. The hard truth is that property taxes are rising, and they're not likely to ease up any time soon. We're still paying for—and will continue to pay for—school building construction we voters approved through …