With an estimated $4 million budget gap to close, the Nanuet School District started the process of looking at the school’s budget in October.
Superintendent Mark McNeill gave his recommendation to the school board at Tuesday night’s meeting. Next week, the board’s budget workshops begin.
Read more about the school budget's details in this Patch article.
Workshops do not have an agenda nor a public forum
- March 11—General support, buildings and grounds, transportation, benefits and revenue
- March 12—Staffing and instruction
- March 19—Total Budget Review (followed by a regular board meeting)
The powerpoint presentation from the February meeting is attached to this article as a PDF.
McNeill's recommendation for the school board to close the $4 million budget gap included the following actions for 2013-14:
- Reduction in Personnel
- Other reductions in the budget
- Reduction in Reserves from $4.3 million to $1.6 million. "That's about a 63 percent drop," he said.
- 6.4 FTE (full-time equivalent) Teaching Positions
- 4.8 FTE Teaching Assistant Positions
- 2.2 FTE Clerical Positions
- 2 Custodial Positions
- 2 Monitor Positions
- All Freshmen Coaches
Check back with Nanuet Patch later for more updates
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