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Galt high school district expects $1.9 million shortfall

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Posted: Monday, February 20, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 1:10 am, Mon Feb 20, 2012.

Officials in Galt Joint Union High School District are estimating a $1.9 million shortfall next school year.

That was the message Chief Business Official Audrey Kilpatrick delivered to the board of trustees in an informational report Tuesday.

Among the issues facing the district in 2012-13 are automatic pay increases already approved in union contracts and paying for positions funded this year by one-time federal money.

To address the budget deficit, the board may be asked to cut home-to-school transportation. The practice currently costs $500,000 and is not required.

Other options could include a salary freeze, further reducing school site and district operational budgets, or eliminating funding contributions to specific programs including the adult school.

The district already reduced funding to continuing education by $40,000 this school year.

Tuesday’s discussion was informational only. Proposals for specific budget cuts are expected to be heard later this month or next month.

Contact reporter Jennifer Bonnett at jenniferb@lodinews.com.

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1 comment:

  • Patrick W Maple posted at 1:48 pm on Tue, Feb 21, 2012.

    Pat Maple Posts: 1804

    Cut bussing...yep that's what they should do...then even fewer students will show up...of course the ADA will take a nose dive and the budge will dwindle even more. Let's see what the bit mouth moron at the head of the table (president A-O) can do now. Take it out of the Ag Dept's budget Arty boy.

     

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