Balanced budget for SD 76


The budget presented to school district 76 trustee’s at this time is perfectly balanced. At yesterday’s meeting, public school trustees approved the preliminary budget that shows expenditures of just over $81 million along with matching revenues. Superintendent Dr Grant Henderson feels that even with a slight increase in enrolled students next year, they have managed to maintain service levels across the city. As part of the process, initial enrollment numbers for 2014-15 are pegged at 7126, up by 58 from the current year. Board chair Terry Riley said they budget carefully and even tried to be a little more on the conservative side