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I don’t think so,” he said.“Why would you cut off the hand that feeds you? “You know the tourism area is against this, and those are the folks paying the bills.”Joining Pate in opposition were members Dan Garrigan and Chad Edwards.
“If (revenue) caps in the state budget stay flat and our expenses go up, we’re going to have such a need for a referendum, it may not pass.”“You only have so much political capital.
Trust me, you don’t have a ton of it,” Pate said.“To me,” Board President Matt Foster said, “the bigger picture is getting control, which a certain party in control of the Legislature always speaks of local control, so let’s get that local control back to the school board.
1, Brown and Pate agreed, would be the struggles for students working summer jobs that run into September.“But the fact remains,” Brown said, “that there are times in the year when it’s a bit more conducive” to begin school in August.
“To sacrifice what I think is valuable learning time in the classroom, in the district, from August, on the basis of tourism, for the few bucks they might make, I just don’t believe it’s the right priority.”“I don’t think it’s our battle to fight,” Pate said.