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Unlike past years, there wasn’t much public input about the North Branch Area Public Schools budget. The NBAPS School Board approved the 2015-2016 budget at the March 12 meeting by a unanimous vote after some brief discussion from board members. “We just really haven’t heard from our public,...Read More
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With 2014 in the rear-view mirror, North Branch Area Public Schools will begin its focus on the 2015-16 budget. As has been the custom since my tenure began, administrative staff will build next year’s budgets using the Budget Boot Camp process. Staff will meet twice for BBC, and, as in previous y...Read More
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The Chisago County Board of Commissioners approved a preliminary county budget and property tax levy at the board’s Aug. 20 meeting. County Administrator Bruce Messelt presented the board with a $54.6 million balanced budget. He noted the preliminary property tax component of the budget suggested ...Read More
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The Rush City School Board approved the 2015 preliminary budget June 19. Prior to the action, district business manager Laureen Frost and Superintendent Vern Koepp reviewed enrollment and revenue projections and expenditure proposals. General fund revenue for fiscal 2015 is projected at about $605,0...Read More
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Last Thursday, school district administration presented the 2014-15 budget recommendation to the school board. It was a historic evening on many levels. The simple fact that the school district is not recommending reductions for the first time in a decade is a significant moment for our schools and ...Read More
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I may have mentioned it before but it bears repeating: This year’s budget process is going to look significantly different than previous years. The primary reason for this is the school board’s decision to accept the full funding authority provided by the state in the recent omnibus bill. What d...Read More
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