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Public hearing on NKSD 2012-13 budget tonight | Meeting reminder

July 31st, 2012 at Tue, 31st, 2012 at 11:09 am by Kipp Robertson

The North Kitsap School Board is holding a special meeting/ public hearing on the 2012-13 budget at 5:30 p.m. tonight.

The meeting will take place in the board room in the district office, 18360 Caldart Ave, Poulsbo.

Anyone is welcome to attend and address the board.

A total of $1,075,681 in expenditure cuts is being considered by the board tonight, along with potential revenue sources, such as participation fees and advertising.

For staffing cuts, a total of 8.449 FTE in basic education are on the list of cuts in the budget summary. That includes 7.1 in certified positions and 1.349 in classifieds. However, staff is also being added to other areas and, according to the budget draft, there would be a total of 9.227 FTE teaching staff cut.

A full list of staffing cuts can be found on pages 12 and 13 of the budget draft.

The budget draft also includes cutting: bus drivers (-2.789 FTE), counselors  (-1.194 FTE), learning resources (-1.327 FTE), student records/ campus security (-1.375 FTE)… among others.

If approved, the board will adopt a general fund of $62,895,921; associated student body fund of $1,345,040; debt service fund of $10,351,640; capital projects fund of $715,500; and transportation vehicle fund of $641,516.

The budget and all cuts are not final until the board adopts the budget. 

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