Town of Tonawanda
Data to be considered in determining the future of the Ken-Ton School District has begun to arrive from the consulting firm performing a consolidation study.
“Demographic-Economic Characterics Profile Based on Census Bureau Data” is the first of three reports expected from SES Study Team of Canastoga. It has been posted on the district’s Website: www.kenton.k12.ny.us. Click on the Consolidation Project tab.
Meanwhile, a work session on the 2013-14 budget is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of Hoover Middle School, 249 Thorncliff Road. The approximately $151 million preliminary spending plan presented last month has a deficit of about $3.1 million.
April 9 is the tentative date on which the School Board expects to approve a budget.
Also this week:
• Kenmore Lions Club’s 17th annual pancake breakfast runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in St. Andrew’s church hall, Elmwood Avenue and Sheridan Drive. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea and juice. The price is $6 for adults; $4 for children ages 4 to 12; and free for children younger than 4. The event also will feature an auction of theme baskets and gift certificates. Proceeds benefit the club’s Literacy Empowerment Action Plan and Ken-Ton Youth Programs.
• The Kenmore Village Board meets at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Council Chambers at the municipal building, 2919 Delaware Ave. A work session begins at 6:30 in the mayor’s office on the first floor.
• The Town Planning Board meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the second-floor conference room at the municipal building.
• Donations of clothing, toiletries and school supplies for the Ken-Ton Closet, which benefits local children, will be accepted from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday during the fish fry dinner at Sheridan Park Fire Hall, 738 Sheridan Drive.
• Bumblebeez Consignment and Children’s Boutique, 509 Brighton Road, is sponsoring a collection event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday to benefit the Ken-Ton Closet. Donations of new socks, underwear, toiletries and school supplies are desired.