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Bedford voters to decide on $64.1 million school spending plan
Warrant Article 2 seeks approval of a new three-year contract for custodial and maintenance staff at a cost of $22,798 for 2014-15, $43,194 for 2015-16 and $34,916 for 2016-17. The contract would provide, in years one and two of the contract, a 45 cent per hour salary increase for those making more than $13 per hour and a 75 cent per hour raise for those making less than $13 per hour; and in year three, a 60 cent per hour raise for those making less than $13. Employees would also share higher health insurance costs.
Articles 3 and 5 would authorize the School Board to hold special meetings if the negotiated contracts do not pass.
Article 7 gives the board approval to accept gifts on behalf of the district.
School Board: Running for two, three-year seats are incumbent Bill Foote, Bill Kassler, Aaron Day and Jen DeAngelis.
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