Tuesday, June 18, 2013


Below and to the right is a new audio player on UNofficially Winslow. This player streams live audio of the Winslow Township Police dispatch channel (508.91250 MHz) and Winslow Department of Public Works radio channel (155.145 MHz). Which according to the F.C.C. license on file, also includes other departments within Winslow Township.

This audio stream does not include Winslow Police channel two (508.93750 MHz) audio. If you wish to listen to channel two you can do so with virtually any synthesised scanner manufactured within the last 25+ years. Don't spend a lot a money on a scanner, for there is a good chance most scanners will not be compliant with the two-way radio changes being made County wide.In reference to the Public Works channel:This radio channel operates in simplex mode. Which means direct, truck to truck or base station to truck.

This Mickey Mouse type of operation will make it difficult for you to listen to, even with this new audio streaming on UNofficially Winslow. You may hear the audio from the base station, but not the vehicle. Or you could hear one vehicle and not the other in a particular conversation.

It is the understanding of UNofficially Winslow that there are two base stations on this Public Works channel. One at the municipal complex and one at the Sicklerville water tank property. Above is a picture of the Sicklerville water tank antenna installation. This installation has several technical issues including being mounted on a low telephone pole and the antenna being mounted near a giant metal shield. Several years ago this picture won an "Honorable Mention" for stupidity at an unofficial event during an international radio convention.

In reference to the Police channels:

UNofficially Winslow was given a tour of the police radio installation many years ago by a previous Winslow Township Administrator. While UNofficially Winslow did make some recommendations to tweak the performance of the receivers, we are unsure if corrective action was taken or not.

During the extensive testing phase of this audio streaming project, audio on the police channel sounds amazingly good. UNofficially Winslow also learned during the testing period how extremely busy and professional the Winslow Township Police department is.

ORG. 2/11/12 11:56 PM

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

UNofficially Winslow Receives Email

FROM:Joe & Beverly Mellon

Subject: Please post entire content with name. Thanks, Joe M
 Date: May 14, 2013
Since my emails to the BOE members are for some reason still being blocked, I can only contact you via Unofficiallywinslow.
In response to your email to unofficially Winslow. The people of Winslow Township are tired. We are tired of hearing the same old same old from this school administration. “Vote for this budget and it will help your child.”
We are tired of dealing with people that tell us things are going to get better and then they don’t, we get the same old stories time and time again, “give us more money and your children will be better off because of it.”
The people of Winslow, at least the ones that care enough to care are tired, we are tired of working two jobs only to see our taxes go through the roof for a school system that is failing.
This administration under Dr. Poteat has showed the people of Winslow Twp what it is all about. POWER. Power to do whatever he (Dr. Poteat) and the former Ann Garcia felt they could get away with. To intimidate and to bully and to answer to no one be it parent or board member.
The People of Winslow Twp the ones that can afford to, send their children to private schools or home school where their children are not used as pawns by the WTEA and the NJEA.
This administration replaced hard working Teachers Assistants’, Educational Student Aids, Custodians, Grounds and Maintenance Workers with outsourced companies. People that lived and worked in the township that cared about the schools and the children we worked for lost our jobs, some ever our heath and some even our homes.
We were told that by doing this the township was going to save millions of dollars. I don’t know about anyone else but my taxes are now $4500 a year out in this sticks of the township, so where is the savings?
And yet, this administration ask for is more, more, more.
There will be a time when there is nothing more to give. Many are moving from Winslow and NJ and I hope to follow in the next few years.
Winslow Schools were once a great place to learn.
The people of Winslow need to learn that doing the same dumb thing over and over is bad, electing the same people over and over be it on the BOE such as re electing Cheryl Pitts or in the town hall is bad.
Even a mouse in a lab under a controlled experiment can learn that door A has a cat behind it and door B has the cheese. Why the people of Winslow keep opening door A is beyond me.
Mr. Gidwani, before my emails to BOE members were blocked you and I had contact with each other several times. From those email’s I learned that you are a good, caring person. I know you do not need to be on the BOE but you take it upon yourself to serve your community but I ask you is it worth it? Maybe you should take the time to ask yourself, is it worth it?
Thank you and all the best.

Joe Mellon
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

UNofficially Winslow Receives E-mail from B.O.E. Member

Below is the text of an email received by UNofficially Winslow. In the opinion of UNofficially Winslow some details of the text are not correct. UNofficially Winslow is posting this email to promote the budget meeting as indicated by the B.O.E. member.

Budget presentation at Winslow Middle School Dear Business Association members and friends of Winslow Township, Please mark March 27, 2013 as a very important date this year in the fiscal accoungtability of township.

Winslow Township School District will present its 2013-2014 operating budget at Winslow Township Middle School cafeteria at 7-00 pm. Please do not forget that it is all your hard earned money that is involved. The district does not create any money by itself. For every penny, they have, they put their hand into your pocket without your permission. Every student in our district costs approximately $20,000/year, wether he or she learns anything or not.

If you feel that the children in township schools are learning as they should be, then the money is well spent, but if you think that the children are not being properly educated, then you have every right to be MAD and complain like hell. To do just that you must come to the meeting and complain. Because, if you do not complain, the administration will feel that you are satisfied with district's performance and they will continue on their usual course and continue taking your money, a little more every year.

I personally am not satisfied with our student achievement, but I am only one voice whistling in the dark. We need a lot more community members and parents, who care about what goes on in our district. If you do not stand up for what is right, we will continue on a downward spiral. Our property values will just continue going down. After all no body wants to live in a town with a failing school district. I believe that " As go our schools, so goes our town". Please let us be proud citizens of our township and help it achieve its full potential. In short let us show up in force and hold the feet of administration to fire. Please tell them in no uncertain terms that we hold them accountable for our township's well being or not so well being.

Any questions, please call me at 856-728-5555. Best regards, Gulab Gidwani;School board member, member of Economic Development Council: President, Winslow Township Business Association and a friend of our Township community.

Friday, March 01, 2013

N.J. BoE: Winslow's Institute for Excellence will close

Please click on the link (graphic) below to read the February 28, 2013 Courier-Post Story.

Tuesday, January 01, 2013


The Township Committee of the Township of Winslow will conduct a Special Meeting on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 12:00 noon in the Winslow Township Municipal Building, 125 South Route 73, Braddock, New Jersey, for the purpose of conducting, discussing and acting upon Re-Organization including Resolutions, other Appointments and any other Township Business as deemed necessary.

CLICK HERE for the official announcement.

Monday, September 24, 2012

UNofficially Winslow Receives E-mail RE: B.O.E. Election

Click the graphic to send a reply e-mail for publication on UNofficially Winslow.
----- Original Message -----
From: Joe Mellon
To: UNofficiallywinslow@comcast.net
Sent: Sunday, September 23, 2012 1:20 PM
Subject: For publication on UNoffically Winslow

“To Mrs. Cheryl Pitts of Winslow Twp."

Dear Mrs. Pitts,
While riding through Winslow Twp on Saturday, I noticed quite a few of those trashy yard signs you know the ones that read, cheap tree service or carpet cleaning 2 rooms for 20.00

Well this one read "Elect Pitts for school board".

I had to ask myself, why would I want to do that? What have you done to earn my vote?

From what I could think of, not much. You were on the board that voted to replace the TA's, ESA,s Custodians and Bus Aids with outside companies saying that the township would save millions of dollars.

Well, looking at my tax bill, I can say that I see no savings from the Poteat plan to slash jobs and talking to my teacher friends about the quality of service from the company's providing the TA's and custodians that it is next to nothing.

So I ask you, why, should I waste my vote?

Stop causing damage in Winslow.

Winslow needs change and you and your ilk are not it.

But I have a feeling that the same people will vote you in just as they have in the past. Winslow Township people like to do the same stupid thing over and over.

After all, in the past few years it has not been about electing the most qualified for the job. Has it?”

Tuesday, July 17, 2012


During the regular Mayor and Township Committee meeting held on July 17, 2012, Mayor Wright announced the new tax rate.

Taking into account the re-evaluation process the new tax rate is $3.152 per $100. of assessed property value. 2011 tax rate was $5.260 per $100. of assessed property value.

The following is an opinion and understanding of UNofficially Winslow's personal tax bill.

Old property assessment $81,500. New property assessment $140,900.
$140,900. assessment divided by $100. equals 1,409 "units".

1409 "units" times the new tax rate of $3.152 equals $4,441.17.

2011 final tax bill, and preliminary 2012 tax bill was $4,286.91. Realizing a tax increase of $154.26.

It is the understanding of UNofficially Winslow that the above noted tax rate includes all taxing agencies that make up the total tax bill.  Including County Tax, County Library Tax, County Open Space Tax, School District Tax, Local Municipal Tax, and Fire District Tax.

For your information 2011 tax break down:

County Taxes 26.46 %
School Taxes 53.54 %
Municipal Taxes 16.10 %
Fire District Tax 3.90 %

Wednesday, June 20, 2012


Originally posted on October 28, 2011. Please see update below.

Committeeman Barry Wright, Director of Public Safety, 2nd a motion to approve an ordinance to permit the installation of traffic cameras in Winslow Township. Both the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Courier-Post have published articles explaining that traffic cameras often cause accidents instead of preventing them. You may review both newspaper articles using the links provided below. In addition to a copy of the ordinance Barry Wright 2nd the motion during a meeting when there was no television camera present. UNofficially Winslow was present and recorded the meeting. A video clip has also been inserted below.

Barry Cam ordinance
Courier-Post/USA Today
Red-light traffic camera deals under scrutiny

Philadelphia Inquirer
Red-light cameras' effect on accidents is debatable

UPDATE: JUNE 20, 2012

Most Red Light Camera Programs Suspended – List Of Cameras By: Kevin McArdle  ( NJ 101.5 News)

Yesterday Governor Chris Christie today has decided to suspend most of the Red Light Running Automated Enforcement Program (RLR) until towns in the pilot program can certify that the timing on the yellow light signal conforms to the prescribed statute. 21 of the 25 municipalities participating in the program have not obtained independent certification for 63 of the 85 traffic lights in the pilot. For now, 22 of the cameras can still operate as usual. “ The 21 affected towns must perform an analysis of their traffic lights. If the analysis shows that the duration of a yellow light meets the minimum timing as required by the law, municipalities will be allowed to issue tickets for violations that occur during the suspension period. WHAT RED LIGHT CAMERAS ARE AFFECTED? The violation suspension and signal re-certification directives affect all cameras installed at intersections in the following 19 municipalities: Red light camera in Brick (Jason Allentoff, Townsquare Media NJ) Brick Cherry Hill East Windsor Edison Englewood Cliffs Glassboro Lawrence Linden Monroe Newark Palisades Park Piscataway Pohatcong Rahway Roselle Park Springfield (Union County) Stratford Union Township Wayne The order affects one location in each of the following two municipalities: Jersey City at JFK Boulevard (CR 501) and Communipaw Avenue Woodbridge at Route 1 and Avenel Street. The intersections not affected by the directives include one in Deptford, one in East Brunswick, four in Gloucester and one in New Brunswick. Additionally, 12 of 13 intersections equipped with cameras in Jersey City and three of four intersections in Woodbridge are excluded from the directives. RED LIGHT CAMERAS: Full list of Red Light Camera intersections (PDF) “The concerns expressed by many who questioned the RLR program were taken into consideration by the Christie administration and suspending the program until towns can certify that RLR signals are properly timed is the right move,” says Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon. “Towns were using this pilot program as auto ticket issuing machines and a way to generate revenue. Improving safety is a laudable goal, but not at the expense of punishing innocent drivers.” According to New Jersey’s Deptarment of Transportation, 21 of the 25 municipalities participating in the program have not obtained independent certification for 63 of the 85 traffic lights in the pilot. According to the Texas Transportation Institute, a yellow signal, shortened by one second, can increase the number of tickets issued by 110 percent. For some time, O’Scanlon has been concerned about the timing of the traffic signals. He believes they are intended to create revenue opportunities for municipalities without improving safety as proponents of the law contend. The RLR was signed into law on January 13, 2008, by former Governor Jon Corzine and implemented by that administration. O’Scanlon contends the implementation wasn’t done according to the statute – which itself was designed so as not to punish innocent people.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Camden County plans sewer project


CAMDEN — Officials announced plans Wednesday for a $50 million expansion of sewer capacity in towns across southern Camden County.

The project, which is expected to spur economic development, should begin next month in an area that includes Berlin Borough, Berlin Township, Pine Hill, Waterford and Winslow, according to the Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority. The project is to add 25 miles of sewer lines, allowing sewer permits to be issued for the first time in several years, said Dan Keashen, a spokesman for Camden County.

“Ultimately, this is going to expand the economic development impact in those communities,” Keashen said. “They’ll have the ability to put up new subdivisions, to put up new commercial structures.”

In addition, the towns are expected to generate income through fees for sewer permits and connections, as well as from an influx of new customers. The new lines are expected to go into operation by the fall of 2013, when the full expansion is to be completed.

“This is a very important project for us, one of the most important,” said Joseph Gallagher, Winslow’s township administrator. “There are so many large projects that we’ve had to turn away because we’re maxxed out (on sewer service).”

Gallagher said the problem is evident along Berlin-Cross Keys Road, which is lined by new shopping centers in Gloucester Township and largely undeveloped when it crosses into Winslow. “We don’t have the sewer to offer and Gloucester Township does,” he said.

The new sewer lines ultimately will connect with the county’s treatment plant in Camden. The CCMUA said that will allow the shutdown of three “antiquated” wastewater treatment plants in the southern county. They are the CCMUA’s plant in Winslow, another at Ancora State Psychiatric Hospital, also in Winslow, and a third at the Camden County Technical School on Cross Keys Road in Gloucester Township.

The project is being funded with a $48-million low-interest loan and a $2 million grant, both from the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust Fund.

Thursday, February 23, 2012


Please see posting below describing new audio streaming.

Audio player is to the right in the blue margin. Click the play arrow to listen.


Tuesday, February 07, 2012


The document noted in the video is available in PDF format here on UNofficially Winslow.

Originally aired by CBS news on February 6, 2012

Friday, February 03, 2012

Can you find Waldo in this video clip ?

Monday At 11 p.m. I-Team (CBS News) Investigates
A woman is working five different jobs and earning $300,000, but the tax payers are fronting the bill. On Monday night at 11 p.m. the I-Team Investigates.

Please click on the graphic below to view the preview news clip video on this subject.

On September 1, 2011 UNofficially Winslow posted a report from the State of New Jersey Department of Education Office of Fiscal Accountability And Compliance Investagation Unit.

Please click on the graphic below to review the UNofficially Winslow posting which includes a link (wheel barrel of cash) to the above noted report.

Thursday, December 29, 2011


Tuesday, November 08, 2011


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UNofficially Winslow supports SUE ANN METZNER for Mayor, for she obeys the law. Not only the motor vehicle laws, but also all the laws of our society.

Wright is a retired police officer of 27 years and Director of Public Safety for Winslow Township. If Wright has a disrespect for the most simplest of motor vehicle laws and his own personal safety, what does he think about your personal safety?

Well let's see... he laid off eight police officers while his business partner, who just happens to be the municipal judge, got a 25% pay raise.

CLICK HERE for the UNofficially Winslow report on the judge's 25% raise.

Thursday, October 27, 2011


Below is a copy of a Flamini mailer from his 2008 campaign.

UNofficially Winslow believes Flamini is right, it's time for a "Real Change" in ward four. Time for ward four to have representation.

Flamini was re-elected in 2008 in spite of his lack of representation of the ward 4 residents. Flamini missed so many important meetings for ward 4 UNofficially Winslow posted his picture on a milk carton.

Committeewoman Lawrence seems to be a bit confused with the term "change" as well. This is a picture of Lawrence being sworn into office for the first time in 2004. This picture and text first appeared on UNofficially Winslow in October of 2004 and now Lawrence's re-election campaign signs say "Time for a change" ?

Notice Lawrence's hand is on the Bible while she is being sworn in. Since this picture was taken in 2004, perhaps there is a statue of limitations for lying while being sworn in on the Bible.

UNofficially Winslow October 2004:



Barry Wright, Flamini, Lawrence, and Pleczynski's campaign signs and mailers include a slogan "Time for a Change", which sounds a lot like what they promised in 2008. It is 2011 now and Wright and his puppets have been in power for those 3 years and things have gotten progressively worse. Don't be fooled by the fact that Mayor Metzner is an incumbent...she has been an incumbent in a Committee that has been COMPLETELY CONTROLLED by the Wright team.
By hiding behind a slogan like "TIME FOR A CHANGE" they are saying that you as a voter are not intelligent enough to realize that most of them have been there for almost a decade. And in fact if re-elected will be able to draw a pension for life!

CLICK HERE to view Barry Wright, Chuck Flamini, and Marie Lawrence's official signed sworn oaths of office from 2003 to 2010. Time for a change ?

Monday, October 17, 2011



Sunday, September 18, 2011

Why is Barry Wright so silent on this issue? Isn't it unusual that none of the other seven Committee members present* didn't have a single comment ?

* Committeewoman Gibison was absent from the meeting.

Saturday, September 10, 2011


Thursday, September 01, 2011

UNofficially Winslow Receives Document

This document containing the name of the Winslow Township Board of Education Administrator, Dr. Ann F. Garcia, is being posted for the edification of the public.

UNofficially Winslow has received this document from several sources over the past eleven days. This document has NOT been requested or received by UNofficially Winslow from any government agency via the Open Public Records Act. Please click on the graphic below to review the document.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

UNofficially Winslow Receives E-mail RE: Regional Day School

----- Original Message -----
From: UNofficially Winslow receives e-mail
Sent: Saturday, August 13, 2011 12:00 PM
Subject: Regional Day School

How is it that RDS is being used as the board office when we don’t own the building? And where did the money come from to tear up the carpets and lay tile in all the classrooms that have become offices? This is a travesty that Winslow’s special needs students are relocated to a trailer in substandard condition while the central office staff take over a perfect building that was built for the sole purpose of educating special needs students.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

UNofficially Winslow Receives E-mail

----- Original Message -----
From: Graz
To: UNofficially Winslow
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2011 12:46 PM
Subject:Garcia's Commitment

I spoke up at the Board meeting back in May and spoke to Board about Dr Garcia's TOTAL commitment to Winslow (I called myself a selfish taxpayer) and how she could devote full time to Winslow when she was also affliated with a few Charter Schools in Camden, Vineland and soon to open one in Somers Point. Not real happy if Board grants her the salary of $156,000 if only giving us part time work. May as well hire a consultant to do her job for far less money.

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

UNofficially Winslow Receives E-mail

----- Original Message -----
From: UNofficially Winslow Receives E-mail
To: UNofficially Winslow

Sent: Friday, June 24, 2011 7:47 AM
Subject: email to UNofficiallywinslow

Dear UNofficially Winslow:

At the June 15, 2011 Winslow School Board meeting, there was an addendum to the Board Agenda. This one included only two items:

A.) Approve Ann F. Garcia, Ed.D. as Business Administrator/Board Secretary, effective 7/1/2011, pursuant to the terms and conditions of the mutually agreed upon Employment Agreement.

B.) Approve Dorothy Carcamo, Ed.D. as Assistant Superintendent, effective 7/1/2011, pursuant to the terms and conditions of the mutually agreed upon Employment Agreement.

I don’t understand why this wasn’t in the original Board Minutes. There was plenty of time for it to be included in the agenda. I wish that the public would have known about it before it was voted upon and approved. I am sure that there would have been many more people at the board meeting to make comments on these items.

I can only hope that there is a caveat in the contracts that are “mutually agreed upon” that includes exclusivity of employment in our district. I do know that at many Universities, the employment contracts state that the full time employee cannot hold another job. This is to maintain the individual’s focus on why they were hired.

In some cases, there is an allowance for outside work to be allowed but the payment would go to the education institution instead of the individual.

I truly hope that these things are considered before the final copy of the contracts is signed by the Board of Education.

Concerned Winslow Taxp

Friday, June 24, 2011

UNofficially Winslow Receives E-mail

From: Ellery Karl
Date: Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 11:08 AM
Subject: Re: For Posting on UNofficially Winslow
To: UNofficially Winslow

Dear UNofficially Winslow,

I would have sent this message sooner but I was going to wait for the next Winslow Township School Board meeting and make the comments there. The more I thought about it, though, the more outraged I became. Let me explain.

On June 15, 2011, the Winslow Township Board of Education had a meeting that began with honoring of the retiring teachers at 5:00 and continued with the Public meeting at 7:00. Just before the Board members adjourned to Executive session, one board member (Mr. Mark Benjamin) made a comment during the “new business” portion of the agenda which upset me immensely.

Mr. Benjamin stated that he was filing ethics charges against board members for pursuing the hiring of a company and that he did not want his name associated with a board that did this as it would negatively affect his political career.

The part that really disturbed me was that he was thinking of his “political” career. I am now embarrassed that I voted for Mr. Benjamin in the elections to become a board member. I was under the impression that it was for the students and the community of Winslow Township. I did not realize that Mr. Benjamin was using this position as a stepping stone to other political aspirations.

Ellery Karl Winslow Taxpayer since 1982

Click here to view previous e-mails sent to UNofficially Winslow concerning Winslow Township School District and B.O.E.

Thursday, June 02, 2011

UNofficially Winslow Receives E-mail


----- Original Message -----
From: Gail Peirson
To: UNofficially Winslow
Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2011 11:45 AM
Subject: Re: school board budget

TO: UNofficially Winslow

I have been perusing the school budget and have been quite disturbed about the cost of salaries and benefits for school administrators. Their own budget says their ratio is 40% benefits above salary. That is huge. And the national average by the labor statistics is 20 - 30%. Also these folks can "buy back" unused vacation and sick days to an extent. This seems to mean they get paid for working and then get paid again for not taking the days allotted to them. Vacation should always be taken, its good for you. I really object to the stats below.

In general it seems our ratio of "instruction costs" is significantly lower than the administrative and services costs, compared to other districts. Why is this?

Finally the arrangement of the budget available to us is very poor, it takes hours to figure out what it really says. I'd sure like to see something clearer.

We have to address some of these issues. Please come out to the school board meetings to hear what they say and to get questions answered like:

* what is being taught about the Constitution and our govt'
* what is in the history books about our founding fathers
* what is being taught directly or indirectly about the political scene and the political parties?
* what is being taught about the homosexual agenda
* what is being taught about the religions?

These issues are very scary in some school districts around the country, I think we should know the curriculum. Some schools are being taught little about our history and the Constitution. Some are being taught nothing about the role of the Christian faith in our history. Some are being "brainwashed" about political issues. Many schools are teaching homosexuality as "an alternative lifestyle". It seems the Muslim faith and Buddhism are receiving attention, whereas the Christian faith is being banned.

Help us in finding out what matters to you.

Gail Peirson


STATS - pupils on roll total = 5,654 + 500 others district responsible for

Number of teachers 509.

Salary range (5th. highest in the nation) – average being $49,700.

Teacher to student ratio 1:12

NJ $ amount spend per student $13,600.

Amount spent salary & curriculum $9,400. per student
Administrators = 21
Teacher aides = 155 Coordinators 8
Spec Ed day school = 49 students 19 teachers
Total revenues from all sources 2009 = $100,602,423.
2010 = $100,240,485.
2011 est = $97,959,328. this of course = total expenditures

2011 est revenue sources.

Taxes – local = $43,168,135. est + $1,715,278.
State $ 50,612,488. + 363,324.
Federal $ 6,500,000.
Preschool aid $1,644,274 # students ? (State$)
Cost of instruction K – 12 $49,181,000. ( $32,951,000. for teacher/aide salaries)

Teacher salaries national average for 2009 $49,700. to $61830

NJ Average $61,830.
New York average $66,760.
Delaware average $52,957.
Winslow average $64,736.

Cost of Benefits $20,592,000 “employee benefits as a % of salaries = 40.2 %”

Teacher and administrative benefits in New Jersey.
Total State salaries $8,661,066,891.
Total State benefits $4,279,503,333. (OVER 49%)

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average benefit rate 20-30%

Retirement 3.4%
Vacation & PTO 7%
Health Care 8%

Classroom salaries and benefits $7485. per student.
Special education cost $586,000.
Special note: Special day school 49 students and 19 teachers.
School sponsored activities and athletics $ 959,075.
Transfer of funds to charter schools $3,418,498.

Non-educational costs:
All support costs (not direct instruction costs) $28,031,000.

General administration $1,255,195.
School Administration $ 3,213,174.
Administration salaries and benefits $1008. per student.
Total administrative costs $1349. per student.
Central services and administration info technology. $2,065,330.

Social work ,health, speech, OT, PT, related services $4,650,311.
includes $1,274,044. for Guidance.
Child Study Teams $2,342,523.

Improvement of instructional services $ 531,705.
Instructional staff training services $165,650.

Building services:

Operation and maintenance of plant services $ 5,272,101.
Capital expenditures $48,593.
Total operations and plant maintenance $1,018. per student + $462. salaries.
Support services, support salaries and benefits $1,739. per student
Buses service $6,458,304.
Repayment of debt 2011 $3,263,196.

Examples of certain administrative salaries:
District superintendent - Poteet
FTE – 240 days a year,
25 vacation days ,15 sick days, 3 personal days
Annual salary $170,775. ( This = $711./day---Note: Gov. Christie makes $175,000.)
Allowance $4,021.
Health and other benefits for teachers benefit amounts (40 – 49% above salary)
Other remuneration and buyback of sick days, vacation days, personal days, annually $16,240.
Retirement buy back 100% of vacation days.

NOTE: If there are 21 administrative staff people and they can each buy back 10 vacation days a year at their daily rate and we average that rate at $500., the annual amount we owe these 21 people is $105,000. And that is just for their vacation day buy back, which they should have to take because it is what is good for them (and thereby the students) and which they were already paid for on those days they worked instead of taking vacation.

Carcamo - Asst. Supt. $156,375. ( 663/day) + $ 2,869. and buy backs $6,014. 236 work days ,25 vacation days, and 12 sick days.

Garcia -Business Administrator $156,375. + $1,140. + buy backs + $6,014. 236 work days, 20 vacation, 12 sick .

Moore - Coordinator/Dir/Mgr/Supvr. $120,000. + benefits $236 20 vacation, 12 sick.

Sunday, May 15, 2011


Unedited emails addressed to UNofficially Winslow have been posted to UNofficially Winslow Schools. Please use the link in the right hand blue margin.

Please click on the graphic below to e-mail your remarks for posting on UNofficially Winslow. You name and email address will be automatically removed, unless you expressly request your name to be published with your remarks.

Thursday, April 28, 2011



Lorraine Dredden, Patricia Davis, Gulab Gidwani, Joanne Masciocchi, and most of all the children* of Winslow Township.

John Korostowski 518- 12.6%

Lorraine Dredden 923- 22.45%

Deborah Yanez 374- 9.10%

Patricia Davis 1,088- 26.46%

Gulab Gidwani 866- 21.06%

Angelia Tutt 343- 8.34%


Joanne Masciocchi 1092- 77.31%

Eartha Mitchell 319- 22.61%

Budget Question : YES 709 NO 814

* Including the illegally bussed in students.

Friday, April 22, 2011




UNofficially Winslow supports the following candidates:


Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Winslow school bias lawsuit revived


By JIM WALSH • Courier-Post Staff • April 15, 2011

WINSLOW — A white man, who was fired by the township school district after complaining of reverse discrimination, can sue under the state's Whistleblower's Law, an appeals court ruled Thursday.

The decision revived a legal challenge by Jerry Hester, a former director of facilities and operations for the Winslow district. He is suing the school board and former board president Patricia Parker.

Hester contends his August 2007 dismissal was payback for his internal complaint, made in December 2005, and his civil suit, filed in May 2007, that claimed he faced bias due to his race.

District officials pointed instead to problems at the local high school, including mouse droppings in the cafeteria that led to citations from Camden County health officials in 2007.

A Superior Court judge initially dismissed Hester's suit. But a three-judge panel said Thursday that Hester should be able to argue as a whistleblower, saying his complaints, if true, would show illegal activity in the district.

Thursday, March 10, 2011


A Winslow Community Event

Non-Perishable Food Items Can Be Dropped Off at ANY Winslow Township School or look for collection bins with this flyer attached in public buildings throughout the township.

Tuesday, March 1st through
Friday, April 1st

Friday, April 1st – 4pm-7pm--all items will be transported to Winslow Township High School for sorting.

Saturday, April 2nd – 9am-Noon--all items will be packed and distributed LOCALLY to Winslow Township families in need.

This is a community event! Winslow’s fire department, police department, EMS, students, and families will be joining together for this great cause!

Volunteers Needed! Bring the Kids!

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