Mayor Ted Gatsas(Hour 3b, c)

(Hour 3b) Mayor Ted Gatsas explained the math on a proposed amendment to the Charter on the City’s Tax Cap.  It’s all about new tax revenues from new businesses in Manchester.

Do Queen City teachers understand that we’re still in the throes of a dreadful economy?  You wouldn’t know it based on their demands after the recent contract rejection.  Can common ground be found?

(Hour 3c) Gatsas discussed alleged waivers to the smarter balanced assessment testing in Alton and Londonderry.

On the “No Touch Policy” and it’s resulting in the suspension Parkside Principal Forrest Ransdell, Gatsas was unspecific.  Gatsas did answer queries on the Report on the lock down at West High School and last night’s security briefing.  Where do we go from here?

Gatsas also addressed proposed Driver’s Ed increases of $50 and keeping the 100-year relationship with Hooksett intact.