See For Yourself: Proposed School Budget And Capital Budget
The budgets are now available for viewing by the public
The proposed school district budget and capital budget presented at Monday night's board meeting is now available for viewing on the Montclair Public Schools website.
Highlights of the budget include:
—No increase to tax levy
—Additional revenue identified from fund balance and state aid
—Additional resources provided for instruction and student support
—No reduction to existing programs or staff
—$1.9 million under state CAP of 2 percent
—$950,000 into the Capital Reserve account
Highlights of the capital budget include:
—Site improvements $40,000
—Heningburg Field $933,000
—Other projects $2,047,000
The school board has invited the public to speak out about the proposed budget at the next board meeting on Monday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. At that meeting, the board is expected to tentatively approve a budget. Final approval is expected at a meeting on March 19.