Tuesday, October 21, 2014
   
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School budget amended

Dist. 20 board wants spending flexibility.

Educational Jobs funds and cash reserve money are now in the general fund to allow District 20 officials more flexibility during a construction project.

At their meeting Monday night, school board members approved an amended budget for 2011-12 in which $700,000 in cash reserves and $186,000 in jobs funds money was transferred.

In April, the board gave the green light for a $1.1 million construction project that will expand and renovate the school cafeteria and kitchen area and renovate a weight room.

Special building fund money will also be used to pay for the project.

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