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Wednesday, 11 June 2014 11:55

Marlette School Board approves presented budgets

(MARLETTE) -- Marlette School Board members Monday night were presented the amended General Appropriations Budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year and the General Appropriations Budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year by Finance Director Cheryl Bruff. Superintendent Alan Broughton reported that both budgets bring good new for the district, but emphasized that even with the improving numbers, the board and administration must continue to be frugal in spending. The district's projected fund balance at the end of June will be $411,032. During a power point presentation on the General Appropriations Budget for fiscal 2014-2015, Cheryl discussed the revenues and expenditures and pointed out the increases and decreases in each category. The district should be adding around $124,950 to the fund equity at the end of the 2014-2015 fiscal year. The board approved both budgets as presented. 

In other business, the board accepted the retirement resignations of Speech-Language Pathologist Patricia Sheridan Schell and high school teacher Bruce Irland. A 15-cent increase in breakfast and lunch prices in the elementary and high school were also approved. The cost for an elementary student's breakfast is now $1.50 and lunch is $2. A high school breakfast is now $1.50 and lunch is $2.50.