Fraser Cascade budget gets first reading

Total operating costs near $20 million for 2013 school budget

The 2012/2013 budget for the District also received first reading, in the amount of $21,644, 877.

Of that money, $13,284,119 is earmarked for salaries for all employees, including teachers, administration, EAs, support staff, other professionals and substitutes. A further $3,191,909 will go toward employee benefits.

The costs for services and supplies is $3,212,720, bringing the total operating expenses to $19,688,748.

The biggest expense beyond payroll is for supplies, which came in at about $1.8 million, down from about $2.1 million in 2012.

Total operating revenue in the district is expected to be $19,456,770. That money comes from provincial grants, mostly. Other revenue streams include offshore tuition, rentals and leases and investment income.

The budget will need to receive two more readings before being adopted by the board.

The next board meeting will be held at the District Education Office in Hope at 7 p.m. on May 29.

 

 

 

Just Posted

Fraser River water levels creeping towards near-record highs

Mission gauge currently reading just under 6 metres but forecasted to rise

VIDEO: Canadian Forces members begin helping out flooded B.C. communities

Three-hundred personnel in B.C. in some off hardest hit cities

FLOOD: 18 homes in Nicomen Island area under evacuation order

Fraser Valley Regional District issues order due to safety concerns

Evacuation alert issued for 19 properties in Kent

No evacuation orders at this time

Construction almost complete on Rosedale overhead

Finishing touches being put on ‘little bridge’

VIDEO: Grand Forks shores up defences as floodwaters rise to peak levels

Canadian Forces, volunteers working to protect low-lying areas

B.C. Lions bring back 6-time all-star offensive lineman Jovan Olafioye

He was acquired by the Montreal Alouettes last year.

Whitecaps rally for 2-2 draw with FC Dallas

Vancouver climbed out of a two-nil hole to tie FC Dallas 2-2

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

Chilliwack Chiefs moving on to RBC Cup final after thrilling win over Ottawa

Kaden Pickering scored the winning goal in the 3rd period as Chilliwack won their semi-final 3-2.

Police investigate sexual assault in Fraser Valley

Man grabs woman by shoulders and makes sexual comments

VIDEO: As floodwaters recede, crews assess the damage to Grand Forks’ downtown

More than four dozen firefighters and building inspectors came out to help

Wellington Dukes pull off epic upset of Wenatchee at RBC Cup

The Dukes are off to the championship game after downing the Wild 2-1 Saturday at Prospera Centre.

Giant Molson beer tanks to begin journey to Fraser Valley brewery site

Massive Molson tanks arriving at Chilliwack site overnight May 30

Most Read