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School Board adopts revised budget reflecting state funding decrease

The King George School Board last week on June 30 amended its 2014-15 budget amounts and categorical distributions as recommended by division Superintendent Rob Benson to reflect lower state revenues.

While making reductions for the next fiscal year’s bottom line to reduce expenditures and recognize slack existing in the budget, other action at the same meeting on the last day of the fiscal year was to encumber more of the surplus funds left at the end of the outgoing 2013-14 fiscal year. (See related article elsewhere in this issue.)

Read more: School Board adopts revised budget reflecting state funding decrease

Some School meal prices set to rise

The King George School Board approved a few small increases earlier this month for some meals and associated prices at the schools. The price changes go into effect for next school year, 2014-15, which begins in September.

Other school fees will remain unchanged from the current year, and are also recounted below.

Read more: Some School meal prices set to rise

School Board adjusts budget to retain 2-percent raises across the board

This week the King George School Board made adjustments to its 2014-15 budget to go forward with 2-percent raises across the board.

Read more: School Board adjusts budget to retain 2-percent raises across the board

King George School Board planning 2-percent raises across the board

King George school division Superintendent Rob Benson provided the School Board with a list of cuts from his latest 2014-15 budget scrub that would provide 2-percent raises for all employees and balance the School Board budget approved by the county for the next fiscal year, which begins on July 1.

Read more: King George School Board planning 2-percent raises across the board

School Board spending unbudgeted ADM money prior to end of 2013-14

King George school division Superintendent Rob Benson provided the School Board with a list of recommendations on how to spend some of the money expected to be leftover at the end of the fiscal year.
The excess funds are largely due to a higher average daily membership (ADM) for student enrollment than had been budgeted for the school and fiscal year, ending next month on June 30.

Read more: School Board spending unbudgeted ADM money prior to end of 2013-14

School Board mulling use of surplus funds

King George school division’s Superintendent Rob Benson advised the School Board at last week’s meeting on May 7 on various needs for the division for which they might spend some anticipated surplus funds prior to June 30.  

Read more: School Board mulling use of surplus funds

School Board votes for $14,800,000 in capital requests

The King George School Board last week voted unanimously to forward a capital projects request to the county that contains 10 projects estimated at $14.9 million over the next five years. Four of the projects totaling $1.4 million are requested in the next fiscal year, 2014-15, which begins on July 1.

Read more: School Board votes for $14,800,000 in capital requests

School Board considering $15,000,000 in capital requests

The King George School Board discussed a proposed capital projects list as recommended by Superintendent Rob Benson at last week’s meeting on March 10 that contains eight projects and totals more than $15 million over the next five years, with three of the projects totaling $1,482,835 requested in 2014-15.

Read more: School Board considering $15,000,000 in capital requests

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