In order to ensure the district's reserve fund remains between 6 and 7 percent of the total budget for 2019-20, the Board of Education has deemed it necessary to make roughly $7 million in spending reductions.
The primary reason for the expected budget shortfall is state and federal aid that falls short of increased costs. Of the expected gap between spending and revenue, only $2 million can be attributed to declining enrollment, according to Lisa Rider, director of business services.
Dec. 13: Regular Board meeting - Presentation of process, overview and timeline
Dec. 17: Online input form opens
Jan. 24: Board workshop to hear/discuss initial budget adustments