RSVP and Willoughby-Eastlake Schools – an unnecessary, expensive partnership

We have written many times about RSVP, but in light of the lack of candor displayed by Willoughby-Eastlake Schools in their use of emergency levies, we wanted to tell Lake County taxpayers about this unnecessary expense thrust on Lake County taxpayers.

RSVP and Willoughby-Eastlake Schools – an unnecessary, expensive partnership

Lobbyists for Citizens has also uncovered unnecessary costs associated with the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program and the Willoughby-Eastlake school system.  The schools are sponsors of RSVP, and there are two full-time employees being paid from the Lake County Senior Levy, and at the same time accruing retirement benefits from the Willoughby-Eastlake School system. In the last six years, Lake County taxpayers have paid $744,925 from the Senior Levy to Willoughby-Eastlake schools and their program known as RSVP.

We have a couple of suggestions for Lake County politicians and Willoughby-Eastlake schools that would save taxpayers a lot of money: (1) Transfer RSVP to the Lake County Council on Aging’s volunteer program, or (2) Have a Volunteer manage the volunteers.

Stop wasting taxpayers hard earned money and pricing seniors and those living on fixed incomes out of their homes.



Categories: Lake County, Real Estate Taxes, RSVP

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