The YES Campaign’s Nicole Dorn made the case for voting YES on the override at the League of Women Voters’ Candidates Night this week. Nicole squared off against Bill Anderson of the No Override Now campaign and did a great job underscoring the importance of passing the override and sketching out a vision of the Town’s future.
An update from the YES for Belmont including information on the impact of federal COVID relief funds on Belmont’s budget. (Spoiler alert: they’re not going to solve all of our budget problems.) Also: a recap of the first debate and letters of support from across the Belmont community.
Our kids are “grown and flown,” so should we really care so much about the schools and rec programs? We are not ready to downsize, and we are not yet senior citizens, do we need to support programs for seniors? Do we really need to address town-wide issues now if they can wait a couple more years? The answer to all these is “yes.”
Officials for the Town and the Schools warned that deep cuts to services and education should the proposed $6.4 million Proposition 2 ½ override fail at the ballot box in April.