Document travel expenses


With regard to the Auburn school superintendent’s mileage money: What’s wrong with asking her to keep receipts (May 2)? The amount paid for her travel should be validated by receipts and not an arbitrary sum. Any business in the private sector would require no less.

Also, as I think back, whenever the school system was asked to cut expenses, the cuts would come from teachers. One year it was AP classes at the high school, and one year it was bus service. Remember the year it was pencils?

I wonder why the school department never thought to cut the superintendent’s mileage reimbursement instead. Is it more important that she travel than have teachers, or buses or pencils?

Keep up the good work, watchdog group.

Julie Orne, Auburn