Board of Education approves budget for 2021-22; calls for a 2.02% tax levy increase

Spending plan exceeds the state’s maximum for S-G of 0.13%; will require 60 percent approval by the community The Board of Education, on March 29, adopted a $59.127 million budget or “spending cap” for the 2021-22 school year, a spending increase of 1.66% from the current school year. The tax levy would increase by 2.02% …

Board of Education reviews proposed reductions in 2021-22 budget

Superintendent Susan Swartz, in what she called Tier 1 reductions, proposed on March 15 not replacing two retiring teachers – at kindergarten and grade 2 at Glendaal – to create a $200,000 reduction in the proposed 2021-22 budget. She explained that Glendaal is slated to have 28 incoming kindergarten students this fall. Glen-Worden will have …

Board of Education begins budget deliberations

The Board of Education on Monday began discussing specifics in the budget, mostly things that they are not willing to live without. The biggest item was mental health in anticipation of students, many of them virtual, returning to school in the fall. “I think mental health has to be number one on our list,” said …

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