Plum school budget keeps tax rate the same
Property owners in Plum will not see an increase in their school taxes for the 2014-15 year.
The Plum School Board on Monday night voted to approve a $58.3 million budget that was balanced by using $723,000 from a $2.5 million capital projects fund, $574,561 from the district's reserve fund and eliminating the use of Kelly Educational Services that finds substitute workers. The elimination of Kelly is expected to save the district about $67,000, Superintendent Timothy Glasspool said.
The vote was 5-4 with Sal Colella, Kevin Dowdell, John St. Leger and Richard Zucco voted against the budget.
The tax rate remains at 18.758 mills.
Karen Zapf is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-871-2367 or email@example.com.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
- LaBar: WWE not backing down from controversy
- LCB, Duquesne University police recover rare bourbon in illegal sale
- Beloved North Side gardener gets new truck, paid for by her neighbors
- Kennametal plans plant closings, job cuts in fallout from oil and gas decline
- Stat dropoff, road struggles have Penguins seeking consistency
- 3 in Westmoreland charged in painkiller ring
- Rossi: In Super city, everything but football matters
- Driver leaps from sliding truck just before it topples down hillside in Fawn
- Pitt’s 2015 schedule includes 5 road games in 1st 7 games
- Heyl: Ice-covered anomaly floating in the Allegheny River presents mystery
- Slumping Pitt keeps chin up