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SAD 40 2011 budget
  • Published
    June 8, 2011

    SAD 40 budget heads to validation vote

    There were no changes to the proposed $21,489,112 budget at the district-wide budget meeting for School Administrative District 40 on June 7 at Medomak Valley High School.The budget will now go to voters of the five district towns on Tuesday, June 14 for a yes or no validation vote. The budget meeting was held under a closed warrant, meaning that articles could be cut, defeated or approved, but the amounts of ...

  • Published
    June 6, 2011

    SAD 40 voters to consider budget articles June 7

    A budget meeting will be held on the proposed $21 million budget for Maine School Administrative District 40 on Tuesday, June 7 at Medomak Valley High School. At 6:45 p.m., there will be a discussion of a separate article to purchase two additional new buses. The district budget meeting and vote will begin at 7 p.m. Voters from the district towns will go through the warrant articles June 7 and set a dollar ...

  • Published
    April 29, 2011

    School board sends budget to SAD 40 voters

    A divided school board voted April 28 to send a proposed budget of $21,489,112 to the voters of School Administrative District 40. Voters will go through the warrant articles June 7 and set a dollar amount for the budget. On June 14, voters of Friendship, Union, Waldoboro, Warren and Washington will vote yes or no at the polls on whether to approve the district’s budget.The budget number that passed in the school ...

  • Published
    April 27, 2011

    Back to bigger budget for SAD 40 board

    The Budget Committee of the School Administrative District 40 board voted April 26 to send a proposed budget of $21,473,543 to the board, which will consider it Thursday, April 28 at 7 p.m. at Medomak Middle School.The vote was 6 in favor, 5 opposed and 4 abstentions. All the school board members are part of the Budget Committee.But wait, wasn’t the budget under consideration for the past few weeks $21,185,910, ...

  • Published
    April 15, 2011

    SAD 40 administrators unveil possible budget cuts

    School Administrative District 40 administrators outlined April 14 a package of proposed budget cuts to meet the directive of the Budget Committee to keep the property tax increase to the towns at 2.1 percent. The actions would cut a librarian, a teacher, and reduce two half-time teaching positions. On Tuesday, April 12, the Budget Committee voted 10-4 to reduce the total baseline school district budget to an ...

  • Published
    April 13, 2011

    SAD 40 Budget Committee votes to cut proposed budget

    The School Administrative District 40 Budget Committee voted April 12 to make what would be a “significant reduction” in the proposed 2011-2012 district budget, according to Superintendent Francis Boynton.The Budget Committee voted 10-4 to reduce the total baseline budget to an assessment increase to the towns of 2.1 percent, according to the superintendent on April 13.Superintendent Boynton said the district’s ...

  • Published
    March 2, 2011

    SAD 40 to consider alternatives to proposed cuts

    Room 103-104 of Medomak Middle School was packed with concerned citizens, district employees and town officials on March 1 for a budget meeting held by the School Administrative District 40 School Board.Some residents were there to show support for freshman basketball and spring drama. Others had general concerns about the school district budget. Harold Wilson, the Medomak Valley High School principal, was there ...

  • Published
    February 9, 2011

    SAD 40 budget unveiled

    The 2011-2012 budget for School Administrative District 40 that was proposed Feb. 8 is a 3 percent increase from the current year due to cuts in federal funding, increased health insurance costs and salaries for employees, and fuel price hikes.The $21,490,165 proposed budget was unveiled by the school district administration at a meeting with school board members and town officials from the district’s five ...

  • Published
    December 17, 2010

    SAD 40 board sets 3 percent budget cap

    The Maine School Administrative District 40 School Board set a 3 percent budget cap for the 2011-2012 district budget at its Dec. 16 meeting. The unanimous vote to approve the budget cap gave direction to administrators – such as the superintendent, business manager and principals – to bring a draft budget to the school board that does not increase more than 3 percent from last year’s budget, net of debt. The ...

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