School Board To Review Budget

February 06, 1991|By Staff report

Black coffee may be the most precious commodity among school board members tomorrow, as they are scheduled to follow a daylong meeting with a nighttime public hearing on the superintendent's proposed 1991-1992 budget.

The meeting, set for 9 a.m., will include a review of the big-budget ISIS centralized computer system, proposals to improvecounty high school students' performance on the state's functional tests and an update on cost-cutting measures aimed at reducing the board's $8 million deficit.

The budget hearing is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. This will be the first of two opportunities for the public to comment on School Superintendent Larry L. Lorton's proposed $358.7 million operating budget -- representing an 8.7 percent increase over current spending levels -- and $43.9 million capital budget.

Both the meeting and budget hearing will take place at the board's Riva Road headquarters in Annapolis.

The second budget hearing is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13 atOld Mill High School.

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