Five Year Fiscal Sustainability Plan for the Attleboro Public Schools

This is the first of its kind initiative in Attleboro, where the School Administration and the City Administration have partnered to create a 5-year financial plan to grow and optimize the educational value for invested funds. The Road Map includes both existing and new revenue and expenditure commitments from my administration. Included are my existing commitments to fund $1m above …

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Attleboro High School Track & Field Complex

The high school was in jeopardy of losing its New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) accreditation, in part, due to the state of our fields. We wouldn’t be allowed to host sporting events. We had already lost the Special Olympics. My team worked on a plan for a new field complex. The public hearing for the proposed $3.3 …

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Capron Park Zoo, Re-Imagined

When Director Jean Benchimol was hired to run the zoo, she told the Mayor that she would need to rehab the entire zoo complex. There wasn’t really money in the budget to support such a large-scale project at Capron, so he called the relevant department heads together to see what Attleboro could do with the city resources that we have. Led …

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New High School

I have a demonstrable record for having moved the City of Attleboro to a place of greater fiscal stability without ever asking tax payers to pay more than 2 1/2 percent. So please consider that context when I say, I believe that we need this new high school. The present school is an expensive liability. If any major system breaks, like the …

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