Friday, December 5, 2008

School budget cuts likely for Milford

Posted Dec 05, 2008 @ 12:08 AM


The School Committee will soon start crunching numbers for next year's budget, and Chairwoman Lori Baranauskas last night told members not to get emotional about the prospect of cuts.

In October, Baranauskas warned the district's $36 million budget may be level-funded next year if the cash-strapped state hacks local aid as feared.

Contractual obligations and other uncontrollable expenses are expected to drive up the schools' fiscal '10 budget by about $1 million.

"I just want to caution, it could be a touchy year," Baranauskas said last night. "We're going to have to talk about cuts, I'm hoping to keep it as low-key and unemotional as we can."

Read the full article in the Milford Daily News here

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