Tag Archives: funding reductions

USD 383 Board of Education, Aug. 19, 2015

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer Public hearing on the budget : The board held a public hearing to allow citizens to comment on the proposed budget.  No citizens commented. Regular meeting: Dr. Bob Shannon, Superintendent, reported that the district had received word … Continue reading

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Riley County Commission, June 22 and 25

Thursday, June 25, 2015 Riley County Commission June 25, 2015 Joan Strickler, observer Riley County Commission June 25, 2015 Commissioners Wells, Boyd and Wilson present, Wells presiding. In general comments the Commissioners expressed a great deal of frustration with the … Continue reading

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Board of Education Reports: Feb. 6, Jan. 21, and Jan. 13, 2015

(Originally Posted on Blogger) Friday, February 6, 2015 USD 383 Board of Education Feb. 4, 2015 The board discussed budget reduction planning and proposed legislation that would impact education funding.  The district’s Budget Advisory Committee has met twice and is … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, March 11, 2015

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer The board held a special meeting to review the latest information regarding state education funding and to discuss a mail-in ballot to increase the percentage level of the Local Option Budget (LOB). Lew Faust, business services director, … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, March 4, 2015

By Kathy Dzewaltowski Board members discussed the possibility of authorizing a resolution calling for a mail-in ballot election to increase the Local Option Budget percentage.  The maximum for the Local Option Budget is 30%, but the Legislature modified the law … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, February 18, 2015

By Kathy Dzewaltowski The board spent the majority of the meeting discussing budget reductions, which are necessary to address state tax shortfalls.  Information released by the governor’s office indicated that the state would be stopping equalization aid for capital outlay … Continue reading

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