Saturday, 21 July 2018
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
Atchison Schools Work To Prepare Budget
08/10/2017

(KAIR)--With a mill levy that's expected to remain the same, Atchison's public school leaders ready next year's budget for publication.

Superintendent Dr. Susan Myers told MSC News the issue was among topics discussed during a special noon hour meeting Wednesday; and during that time, the USD 409 Board of Education set the date for the forthcoming budget hearing. “That budget hearing has now been set for August 23 at 5:00 in the evening,” Myers said. “This is a time that, of course, patrons, or anyone is invited to attend, as all of our meetings are.”

Myers says past action of the Kansas Legislature has proven to be a benefit to the local schools.

“It's looking very good for us, because as you know, with the Supreme Court's involvement and all, the State Legislators went into Topeka and they did revise the school finance formula, they unfroze the school district's budgets that have been frozen for the last few years. During the time of the freeze, we were growing...when the freeze came off, that did give us additional monies in general and supplemental general, about $1.2 million more.”

Although details continue to be ironed out prior to the required publication of the budget, Myers say the figures as they stand indicate there will be no change between last year's mill levy and the one for the 2017-2018 school year.

© Many Signals Communications
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Falls City man arrested after shots fired
Explosive sounds and smoke blamed on fireworks
Stolen vehicle, pursuit, sends two to jail
Horton woman dies from injuries in wreck
12 horses removed from Jackson Co farm
Drugs, gun, cash, seized in Atchison raid
Teen blamed for Atchison burglary
Sabetha man waives prelim hearing in child sex case
Plea cancels trial in Highland business theft case
Wind blamed for semi-truck wreck
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Local radio host honored for outdoor focus
State senators encourage Taking Back Our Community group
Pawnee County reviewing handibus agreement
Hiawatha USD 415 receives preschool grant
Plea cancels trial in Highland business theft case
Stop signs likely to stay in downtown Atchison
Drugs, gun, cash, seized in Atchison raid
DCF Computer Camps Help Youth in Foster Care Prepare for Adulthood
Kansas Firefighter Recruitment and Safety Grant Application Period Now Open
State senators listen to frustrations with crime
Click Here For All Stories

©2018 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report


Powered by Radio Media Group