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School board to designate extra $150,000

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Beth Wheelock
October 26, 2009

As the Janesville school board prepares to adopts the district's tax levy, it could use an extra $150,000 to lower taxes.


Keith Pennington, the school district's chief financial officer, says the district received $150,000 more that what was in its budget. When the school board adopted its budget two weeks ago, the tax equalization funding was an estimate. That estimate was off $150,000. Pennington says the school board can designate the extra funds how it likes. He says he's not aware of restrictions on the funding.


Pennington will also give a brief overview of the district's fund balance at Tuesday's meeting. He expects to make a recommendation regarding the fund balance over the next month.


Tuesday's meeting starts at 6pm at the Educational Services Center.



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