The School Committee is developing a proposal that would tie capital apportionment to a five-year rolling enrollment average.
"We're not trying to derail the new school. We all think we need a new school." — Hank Sayers
"The people in Lanesborough want to support education, and this building is not getting any cheaper." — Carolyn Greene
"There's rumors of a proposal, there is discussion of a proposal, but the proposal isn't real." — Richard Cohen
"A lot depends on the economy but I think the potential, should we get this new school, is very positive for Clarksburg." — Jonathan Lev
"The message we should be giving to kids is: Try to reuse as much as you can as you go through life." — Robert Ericson
The School Committee has the final say on which — if any — option goes to the MSBA and moves on to the schematic design phase of development.
"I think it's very conservatively estimated. I hope this is a 'no greater than' number. That was our goal." — Hugh Dailey
"What we're really talking about is building a great building that people can thrive in." — Wendy Penner
"He's in the loop with our administrative team. I feel enthusiastic about the choice you made." — Gordon Noseworthy
"If it's not going to solve your educational options for the next 50 years, they will not consider it." — Trip Elmore
"This is a first round pass at sketch concepts." — Bob Bell
"I don't want the taxpayers of Lanesborough to carry the burdens of other towns." — Selectman Henry "Hank" Sayers
"You can earn a good living without incurring the debt and putting your life on hold." — Jason McCandless
"There's a lot of work before we do any digging." — Jonathan Lev