VERNON — The Town Council had solely a short assembly Tuesday, nevertheless it did unanimously approve the switch of about $37,000 from the Center Road School driveway challenge to the Capital and Non-Recurring Education Account.
School finance director Bill Meier mentioned the varsity driveway challenge got here in underneath funds. The Town Council permitted $321,000 for the work in 2019 from the education account.
An excellent majority of driveway work was performed in summer season 2019. But realizing photo voltaic canopies had been going to be added at a later date, it was not accomplished in that timeframe as a result of officers didn’t need to have to drill into the brand new pavement and full the method once more.
After the photo voltaic canopies had been put in this summer season, the paving was accomplished.
Mayor Daniel Champagne mentioned the varsity’s nonrecurring account is out there to get initiatives performed faster and to get monetary savings.
“And when they save money throughout the school year, any leftover monies can go into the capital nonrecurring account,” he mentioned. “So it’s kind of an incentive program that we started a few years back.”
The Town Council is required to log out earlier than the funds can be utilized.