(Saugus, MA) January 20, 2017 – Town Manager Scott C. Crabtree invites elected and appointed officials, parents, and members of the community to the first in a series of School Budget workshops starting on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., in the Town Hall Auditorium.
Mark Abrahams, Certified Public Accountant and President of the Abrahams Group, will lead the discussion and presentation to explain, inform, and educate those in attendance on the Saugus Public Schools’ finances and budgeting, as well as actual net school spending; total education budget, all funds; and more.
“We hope you will join us for this important discussion and workshop to learn about the finances and budget of the Saugus Public Schools, Vocational, and charter schools,” said Town Manager Crabtree.
Abrahams is an independent consultant who teaches, writes, and consults on governmental financial, operational and performance management. He previously served as the Financial Management Coordinator for the City of Worcester, Mass.; Assistant to the Massachusetts State Comptroller; Chief of the Compliance Bureau for the Massachusetts Department of Revenue; and Partner-in-Charge of KPMG Peat Marwick’s Boston Office Government Consultant Group. Abrahams holds his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Lake Forest College, a Master of Arts degree from the Urban Studies Institute of the University of Toledo, and an MBA from Suffolk University.
Members of the community are encouraged to attend next week’s workshop in order to gain a better understanding of local School finances and net school spending requirements, and how they impact the Town.
The workshop will be broadcast on SaugusTV for those unable to physically attend. Subsequent workshops will be announced by the Town over the coming weeks.
Please contact the Town Manager’s office at 781-231-4111 with any questions.
About The Town of Saugus
The Town of Saugus, Massachusetts, is a family-friendly, historic neighborhood Town located along the north shore, ten miles north of Boston. First settled in 1629, Saugus is home to historic sites, top-tier public services, and a thriving business community. Strong community support, a forward-thinking approach to town government, rich recreational opportunities, affordable choices, and easy access to all the amenities that Boston has to offer – they all contribute to make Saugus a Town where businesses flourish and families make their home.