1st budget draft revealed at school board meeting
February 21, 2019
A first draft of the Wrangell School District’s 2020 budget was made public at last Monday’s school board meeting. In total, the proposed budget for FY 2020 allows for $5.37 million in revenue, and $5.34 million in expenditures.
This budget is fairly tight, and has several major cuts to expenditures, compared to previous years. For example, health benefits have been reduced by about $313,000. Funds for travel, supplies, and equipment have also been reduced.
Another major change to how the district operates is the combination of two positions. District Superintendent Debbe Lancaster wi...