School board passes district 2020 operating budget
June 20, 2019
The Petersburg School Board approved the district's fiscal year 2020 operating budget at their monthly meeting last week.
"This is a solid budget," said Finance Director Karen Quitslund. "It's fiscally conservative."
The district's budget ignores uncertainties in Gov. Mike Dunleavy's proposed 2020 fiscal year state budget. The district did not believe a state budget was going to be passed before it had to submit the district's budget to the state by July 1. Superintendent Erica Kludt-Painter said that the district has approximately $900,000 in reserves, which equates to about six to eight w...