Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer
The board discussed the budget for the 2012-13 school year. Budget items discussed included an expected enrollment increase of 140 students, no change in costs for health insurance, a 3% increase in salary and benefits, and transferring $620,000 from the contingency fund to the general fund. The Local Option Budget would be set at 26% (an increase from 25%), and the capital outlay mill levy would be unchanged at 6.0 mills. The total mill levy would be set at 50.390 mills. The total mill levy reflects a decrease of 1.235 mills as a result of increased valuations. The board approved publishing the notice for the public hearing on the budget, with the public hearing set for Aug. 15th.