After 13 years with the Juneau School District, Director of Administrative Services David Means will retire at the end of June.
One not-quite-resolved piece is the school district’s automotive program. Assembly members and city staff briefly discussed options for keeping the auto shop going.
School districts all over the state are the in the same situation as Juneau’s: passing budgets without knowing what level of funding the state and local governments will provide.
The Juneau School Board approved an estimated $85 million to $86 million for next school year. It’s built on at least one big, uncertain assumption about state funding.
Only one person weighed in during public testimony at Tuesday’s school board meeting on a proposal to lift the ban on out-of-town travel for middle school athletic events, and the mail’s been light, too.
A budget passed by the state legislature could give the Juneau School District about $500,000 for next school year if the spending plan is approved by the governor.
The Juneau School District was finally able to put its budget to bed after the Alaska Legislature wrapped up last week.
The district budget takes into account two possible scenarios since the school district is still waiting for the Alaska Legislature to approve the state’s budget.
The district isn’t putting any operating fund money toward high school activities travel or coaches.
Of the $2 million worth of budget cuts, the largest is almost $700,000 for high school activities.