The first arbitration meeting was scheduled for January 28, but the teacher's union had a conflict. The arbitrator, Edwin Benn, will meet with the two sides some time in February if the American Arbitration Association agrees.
We also told you about the board's decision to put another referendum on the February ballot, a sixth attempt to raise money for the cash strapped district.
The proposed tax increase would increase property taxes 40 cents more per $100.00 in property value.
To find out more about these issues, there will be a Town Hall meeting this Thursday from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Harlem Middle School Library.