Levy goes down in Ellsworth School District's final budget
The Ellsworth School Board finalized the district's 2011-12 budget Wednesday.
The total school levy in the final budget is $8,597,688, down from the projected total of $8,619,845 presented at the district's annual meeting in August. The final levy figure represents a 9.27 percent change from last year's budget. It was approved for certification by the board, along with the final budget overall.
Superintendent Barry Cain told board members, meeting in special session, some of the budget numbers were still estimates in August. By the middle of this month, certified amounts for these categories were available from the state, leading to revisions from the original '11-'12 budget proposal.
Read more in the print version of the Herald Oct. 26.