Budgets covered in school board meeting last Monday
December 17, 2020
The Wrangell School Board met Monday night, Dec. 14. Two main topics of discussion in the meeting were revisions to the current budget, and a look at the upcoming budget season for next year.
The revisions to the current budget, FY 2021, were largely cuts in expenses. Staff travel was reduced from a $3,000 allocation to $65, according to the meeting's agenda packet. Student travel was cut in half from $5,000 to $2,500.
Funding for supplies, materials, and media was also reduced from $125,000 to $75,000. One reduction in revenues was in TRS, from $300,000 to $135,000. Another big revenue re...