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OVERRIDE: Gilbert Watch Responds to GPS Board Member Daryl Colvin

Posted: 2013-10-20

(Reprinted with permission form GilbertWatch)
OCTOBER 18, 2013

Some time ago, Gilbert Public Schools board member Daryl Colvin posted the following on Gilbert Watch's Facebook page.  After giving the points he made some thought, I responded.  

Here is Mr. Colvin's post:

"In the midst of some frankly rather predictable commentary no one has yet to address the points I raise in my letter head on....so I'm posting it here for the benefit of those who haven't read it yet.

Dear Mr. (Name Redacted)

Thank you for taking the time to write to me and provide the opportunity to answer your concerns. This issue does require some rather laborious explanation.

As a candidate I was quite vocal in my opposition to the continuation of the 10% override, and personally voted accordingly. I also stated that as conservatives we would do our best to bring much greater transparency and carefully examine the districts’ spending patterns with an eye toward accountability and efficiency. I also plainly stated at the time that if after having done those things it still appeared that such a thing was needed we would come back to the voters with numbers that we could all trust, and for likely a reduced amount.
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