Archive for the ‘Upper Moreland School District’ Category

Upper Moreland school board OKs delinquent tax plan

November 29, 2012

Upper Moreland’s school board has unanimously passes a resolution for Montgomery Count to collect delinquent taxes.  However, the passage of the resolution is not without controversy.

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Upper Moreland School Board preliminary budget hikes taxes 4 percent

January 25, 2012

The preliminary budget raises the tax burden on an average homeowner by $134.91. This brings up the average homeowners school tax bill to $3,494.48.  This 4 percent increase is well above the 1.7 percent allowed by state law.  The school district hopes that “exemptions” will allow them to bypass this limit.

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Action taken at January 4, 2012 Upper Moreland Township reorganization meeting

January 23, 2012

The following were administered the oath of office and sworn in:

  • Kevin C. Spearing                   Commissioner – Ward 2
  • Joseph A. Lavalle                    Commissioner – Ward 4
  • R. Samuel Valenza                 Commissioner – Ward 6 (more…)

Upper Moreland School Board to approve budget with no tax increase

June 16, 2011

The Upper Moreland School Board will be voting June 21 on adoption of a final budget with no property tax increase for 2011-12.

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School districts faced with major cuts due to Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed state budget

March 12, 2011

With the state facing a $4 billion deficit, state Sen. Stewart Greenleaf, R-12, said this year will be the year to make some tough decisions.

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Upper Moreland School Board looking to raise taxes by $277

February 24, 2011

In its preliminary 2011-12 spending plan, the Upper Moreland School Board is anticipating a 6.7 percent tax hike to support its budget. This would mean that an average homeowner with an assessment of $126,740 would need to dig deep into their wallet for an additional $277.

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Upper Moreland School District delays budget vote

January 26, 2011

The Upper Moreland School Board on Tuesday tabled a vote on a preliminary budget that calls for 7.17 percent tax increase.

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Upper Moreland School District in violation of public education law

January 25, 2011

The violation is due to the district’s failure to implement a 504 plan, a tool used for special education students, in a timely fashion.

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Upper Moreland reviews early start for schools

January 5, 2011

After starting classes earlier than usual this year, the district is considering doing it again.

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Upper Moreland School District plans preschool, day care for 4 year olds

November 6, 2010

Working out the details of plan to help needier students, Upper Moreland School District is working on details for a proposed new preschool and day care for 4 year olds.

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