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Vote on recommending school bus fee deferred

By Rachelle Stein-Wotten, Gabriola Sounder, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A vote on a recommendation to charge an administration fee for some school bus riders has been deferred to Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ next business committee meeting.

The motion to recommend the board of trustees institute a $40 annual administration fee for all students who register and reside within the walk limits to school was moved by Trustee Chantal Morvay who later announced she would abstain from the vote as she realized she would be affected by the recommendation. Secretary Treasurer Mark Walsh then recommended deferral to give time to research the mover of a motion having a conflict.

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