By Terry Dean
Opponents and proponents of the District 97 tax hike referendum will meet tonight at Irving School for another in a series of forums leading up to the April 5 vote. This event is co-sponsored by SEOPCO (South East Oak Park Community Organization) and Wednesday Journal.
Noel Kuriakos of the Citizens Alliance of Oak Park will speak in opposition to the tax hike. Carollina Song of the Committee to Support Oak Park Schools will speak in favor. Also on the panel is Peter Traczyk, president of the District 97 school board.
District 97 referendum debate
SEOPCO (South East Oak Park Community Organization), Irving School PTO and Wednesday Journal
Tuesday March 15
Irving Elementary School, 1125 S. Cuyler
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Free Child Care on site)
I. Description of the referendum
II. Remarks from the spokesperson for proponents
III. Remarks from the spokesperson for opponents
IV. Audience Q&A
Presentations will be short.
Peter J. Traczyk, president Oak Park District 97 School Board