Arbitration hearings were held last weekend, Friday October 12th- Sunday October 14th between the Board of Education and Norwalk Federation of Teachers at City Hall.
Attached is a report prepared by Tom Hamilton, Director of Finance regarding City’s Financial Capability Relative to Collective Bargaining Agreements.
Our school budget is likely to be further constrained going forward. Additionally, any shift in taxes, resulting from the forthcoming revaluation may well exacerbate the City’s budget. All this points to the need for a strong Superintendent and much better supervision of the public school system by the Board of Education.