The Board of Education unanimously approved Superintendent Kevin Smith’s $79,956,024 recommended budget for FY16 during its Feb. 5 meeting.
The budget represents a 1.98% increase over the current fiscal year and breaks down as follows:
- Salaries: 60.5%;
- Employee benefits: 17.3%;
- Contracted services, outplacements, supplies and equipment: 13.8%;
- Transportation: 4.5%;
- Buildings, operations and facilities: 2.9%;
- Substitutes: 1%.