Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Increase In School Expenses Explained

Paying To Keep Good Staff Members A Factor

Superintendent Trevor Anderson informed the Kimball School Board on Monday evening at the school board meeting that expenses are up mainly due to salary increases and benefits, which were necessary to retain and attract quality staff.

The superintendent’s financial update stated that 51.41% of the budget had been spent, with 67% of the fiscal year completed. At the end of April 2024, 51.41% has been spent compared to 49.18% in 2023 and 2022 45.84% was spent. Anderson mentioned that the property tax draw to date is about half of previous years, but they expect a $300,000 deposit. The current ca...

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