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Posted: Thursday, 19 June 2014 7:50PM

Tight, Conservative Budget Adopted By Lakeshore School Board



A conservative budget, that's what the Lakeshore school board adopted for the coming year. The 2014-15 budget was adopted Thursday, and Chief Financial Officer Tracy Althouse says about $1.1-million in fund balance is projected to be used. To offset that, cuts are being made throughout the district.

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Last year's fund balance was about 11%. Althouse says a lot of one-time revenue will not be collected this year. To counter that, the district is getting $175 per pupil from the state.

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2,828 students enrolled last fall. 2,819 are projected to enroll this fall.


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