BUHS annual meeting is Tuesday

Posted
Monday February 11, 2013

Members of the Brattleboro Union High School District #6 will vote on the proposed 2014 budget at the high school’s annual meeting Tuesday.

At the meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. in the high school gym, high school board members will ask voters to support the $25.2 million budget which is up 2.8 percent from the current year.

Spending is only expected to increase by about 1.3 percent due to a drop in capital improvement costs.

Last year voters approved $418,000 in capital improvements including $250,000 for new football grandstands, so the drop in capital requests bring down the year-to-year comparison.

A 14 percent increase in health insurance is helping drive up the budget.

At the annual meeting Tuesday voters also will be asked to approve a special article to put $150,000 toward future capital projects.

The meeting Tuesday is for voters in Brattleboro, Dummerston, Guilford, Putney and Vernon.


TALK TO US

If you'd like to leave a comment (or a tip or a question) about this story with the editors, please email us. We also welcome letters to the editor for publication; you can do that by filling out our letters form and submitting it to the newsroom.

Powered by Creative Circle Media Solutions