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D e s'p i te the cancellauon of the May 13 school millage election, the public informational session scheduled for today and next Tuesday to inform the vot: ers on the subject will be held. It is virtually certain that the millage e 1 e c t i o n previously scheduled for the May date will be moved to June 10, though this was not done by the Board of Education last night. Supt. W. S c o 1 1 Westerman, Jr. told the News last night that it is likely that additional informational sessions will also be added. Today's meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Tappan Junior High's auditorium. Tuesday's session is slated for 7:30 p.m in the Wines School auditorium Supt. Westerman, v a r i o u s trustees and Eugene Fowler and Ralph Rupp, co-chairman of the citizen's committee to publicize the millage election, will be I present to explain the issues anc answer questions. Recommendations from the board's Investment Advisory Committee on the investment of schoei funds w e r e approved. The citizens' committee is composed of George Cress Jr., Robert Gates and Douglas Hayes. o o A list of census enumerators for 1968 was approved. o o The Board of Education accepted a gift of several pieces of automotive electrical equipment from the Ford Motor Co. to be used in the electronics program at Forsythe Junior High School. o o A report on the standardized testing program of the schoo! system was given to the trustees by Neil Mueller, assistant director of pupil personnel. o o The trustees met in executive s e s s i o n yesterday afternoon with E d w a r d Colbert of the cost-consultant team of Colbert and Karafilis. Colttert' discused the team's report on the probable costs of the proposed ïfth junior high school, which was subrnitted to the board last week. o o A report on the civil defense and severe weather warning procedures followed in the public, schools was presented by Richard Creal, administrative assistant to the superintendent. o o All nine trustees were present for the four hours of briefing, executive and regular sessions last night.