OPINION: 12 people $56 million; 60 people $6,000

Tuesday night, in the Little Theater at OHS, about a dozen residents of the Oconomowoc Area School District heard a presentation on its finances. They then approved the district’s proposed $56 million budget for the 2014-205 school year. At about the same time, across town, about 60 residents of the city attended a Fowler Lake Protection and Rehabilitation District meeting at City Hall They discussed goose poop, weeds, and approved a $6,000 budget....