Mt. Lebanon School Board's lone dissenter resigns
Mt. Lebanon School Board member James Fraasch resigned this week, citing obligations to his full-time job and a growing frustration with the board.
Fraasch, who was elected three years ago, works with computerized train signaling systems for Ansaldo STS in Oakland. When he was present for votes, he was alone on issues like cutting the budget or limiting the size of the high school renovation.
"It just became more and more difficult to be the lone dissenting voice," Fraasch said.
Anyone older than 18 who has lived in Mt. Lebanon for more than a year can mail a letter of interest and a resume to Superintendent Timothy Steinhauer at 7 Horsman Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15228. By e-mail, send materials to email@example.com. Applications will be accepted through Dec. 24.
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