Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Budget Approval Put On Hold - Money Comes Swirling In

The big ticket item on the Finance Committee agenda this week, as typically occurs, was the "approval" (and forwarding of the budget to the full school board.

Holy Cartloads of Cash, Batman!
Stop the presses.  Before the agenda item even came up, Finance chair and seabass connoisseur Jim McCourt, announced that the committee would table the item because of the $1.75M the district is about to receive via the Education Jobs Fund.  Yeah...$1.75 M could change the budget a tad.

In our last episode, the budget called for a 5% increase in the tax levy.  $1.75M could change that pretty dramatically.

Stay tuned...