As Superintendent Jerry Weast packs his bags for an April trip to Denver, Colorado on the taxpayer's dime, his public relations department puts out the following:
Operating budget for fiscal 2011 includes cuts to programs
"Our hope is to avoid layoffs or a significant number of layoffs," Tofig said. "We understand the difficult position that the county is in, but the money clearly isn't here. We can't go any deeper."
Registration information for Superintendent Weast's Denver get away this month is here. Add in travel, hotel, meals and ground transportation for the total cost to taxpayers of this little jaunt in the middle of the county's financial melt down.