Saturday, October 4, 2008
Trenton Visit- NJ Schools Development Authority
Today, Superintendent Raslowsky, Director of Operations Calligy and Asst. Superintendent Petrosino visited Trenton to meet with members of the New Jersey Schools Development Authority (SDA) and the Department of Education (DOE) on issues centering on 2008 New Funding Allocation and Capital Plan for SDA District. The meeting centered on issues relating to the Thomas G. Connors Elementary School modernization project as well as consideration for future prioritization of district facilities. For instance, discussions concerning the Long-Range Facilities Plan (LRFP) were discussed and debated for the optimal utilization of Connors School along with a formal presentation on the district's Design Review Status was communicated. Additional discussions revolved around construction and funding timelines. Some discussion on land utilization, open space and Hoboken's unique status was also discussed with agreement that further discussion should take place in the near future.