Residents will discuss pressing city and school financial concerns at Sept. 24 forum.
Royal Oak Citizens for Accountability, Sustainability, and Transparency (CAST) will hold a public forum to share information on pressing city and school financial concerns from 7-9 p.m. on Sept. 24 at the Jane Addams Elementary School. Discussion will be based on "fact and not emotions that have clouded these issues in the past," said organizer Bill Shaw in a press realease. Shaw, who will facilitate the discussion, will provide material in a basic and understandable manner, he said. The following topics will be discussed: Students are welcome to attend the forum. "Students will be responsible for much of the debt generated," said Shaw in a press release. “They may as well learn early how this process works.”