I am somewhat aggravated over the letter Mr. Thompson wrote a couple weeks ago about Andy James and Carter Borden and their "micromanaging" of the school system. Andy James has served this county for 25-35 years through the fire department. He is a competent, intelligent and concerned person and, if I’m not mistaken, he overwhelmingly defeated Mrs. Thompson in the race for BOS. Carter Borden is an equally experienced person who has served the people of Gloucester County and his constituents in the York District, of which I am one.
If Mr. Thompson was further informed, he would realize that the BOS oversees the budget and is responsible to the taxpayers for the money they spend, whether it is on school, infrastructure, buildings, etc. Someone needs to pull the reins in on the school board. We have high unemployment, property foreclosures and an aging population going into retirement with less income.
It is fiscally unrealistic to spend wh...
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