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travelHe described some efforts to cut costs in a June email to board members, provided to the Beacon News in response to an open records request.

They would pay for their own hotel rooms for an upcoming conference, and he described a measure he said would show good stewardship of not having meals at the district expense. The district also recently announced it expected to save more than, he said, and is looking to cut electricity costs by reminding office staff to turn off their computers when they can. while saying it was unduly burdensome, The district initially denied a request for detailed records of food, travel, gift and entertainment purchases and reimbursements for board members and district administrators. Months later, in response to a narrowed request, the district provided slightly more than 300 receipts pages and other documents. Fact, months later, in response to a narrowed request, the district provided slightly more than 300 receipts pages and other documents.

While saying it was unduly burdensome, The district initially denied a request for detailed records of food, travel, gift and entertainment purchases and reimbursements for board members and district administrators.