School district budget committee recommends referendum

7:59 PM, Mar. 23, 2013
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A strongly worded memo from the Oshkosh school district's budget reconciliation committee urges the school board to hold a referendum "immediately" to reconcile a projected $3.5 million deficit and eliminate the need for budget cuts.

The open letter, dated March 21, is the final memo from the advisory committee of community members and district employees tasked with coming up with and prioritizing recommendations for filling the projected budget hole.

"Ultimately it's for the board to figure out, but the shortfall is very large, and the only way to keep the Oshkosh Area School District ...

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