Tag: school budget

District 153 balances budget with referendum funds

The fiscal year 2021 budget for Homewood School District 153 shows a deficit of $1.9 million, but the school board unanimously agreed to balance the budget by using funds the community approved for its schools in a 2016 referendum. Chief School Business Officer John Gibson outlined the budget at the[Read More…]

Dist. 233 business manager: $58m budget will be balanced

The District 233 proposed 2020-21 budget of $58.15 million will be balanced, according to Lawrence Cook, the district’s business manager. At the same time, Cook stressed that “due to these unprecedented times, actual budgetary needs may result in additional savings or more spending” at Homewood-Flossmoor High School. The school board[Read More…]

Flossmoor School Board talks budget, construction projects

Construction projects costing about $3.9 million leave Flossmoor School District 161 with a projected deficit of about $3.3 million for fiscal year 2019 despite an operating budget surplus of nearly $700,000.  The Flossmoor School Board on Monday heard a preliminary budget report as well as an update on three construction[Read More…]

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