• Dr. Bryan Luizzi,  food service,  Jo-Ann Keating,  Lead News,  new canaan public schools,  Schools,  Town Government

    Schools food service debit system under review

    A review of the debit system used in the New Canaan Public Schools food service program is underway in the wake of the alleged theft of $478,000 in cash from the food service over a five year period, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Bryan Luizzi told the Advertiser last week and the Audit Committee meeting on Monday, Oct. 15. The debit system accounts for over 95% ($1,900,000) of transactions in the $2 million-per-year food service program, Public Schools Director of Finance and Operations Jo-Ann Keating told the Audit Committee at the Oct. 15 meeting. That system allows families to deposit money into their family account, so that their children can later…