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Late additions to ed budget

patricks@lakevillejournal.com

By Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — The Board of Education presented to the Board of Finance on Thursday, April 14, a proposed budget that includes $59,119 in last-minute additions.

The school board met in a special meeting before the finance board to deal with a series of unexpected developments:

• A glitch in a computer program resulted in underbudgeting for fuel oil — by 5,000 gallons.

• A faculty member opted to take part in the health insurance plan.

• Diesel fuel had to be budgeted at $4 per gallon instead of $3.

• Hours for support staff had to be adjusted.

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