VCSD to hold March 3 budget forum

VOORHEESVILLE — The school board here will hold a public forum on March 3 to discuss the budget for the 2014-2015 school year. The Board would like community members to attend to learn about the school budget, ask questions, and give input.

The forum will be in the Performing Arts Center at the Clayton A. Bouton High School at 7:30 p.m.

Those who cannot attend are invited to participate in an online survey about the budget. The deadline for the survey is Monday, February 24, and the survey can be found online at www.surveymonkey.com/s/27sr76t. 

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