An interesting set of meetings took place Tuesday at the Duval County School Board headquarters.
The meetings illustrated the importance of being wise stewards of the taxpayers' money.
At 9:30 a.m., the mayor, City Council president and various school officials and business leaders held a press conference to oppose Amendment 1, the proposal to reduce property taxes.
School officials say the proposal, if passed by the required 60 percent, would cost them $74 million over five years. Though the governor has promised to hold public schools harmless, there is reason to be skeptical over the long term.
Superintendent Ed …