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Board Approves New Budget For Voter Consideration April 30, 2024

Board Approves New Budget For Voter Consideration April 30, 2024

April 9, 2024

Dear ANWSD Community,

 

Last night the Board approved a fourth version of the FY25 Budget for voter consideration in the amount of $27,250,000. The latest reduction of $257,737 reduces a tuition line and one additional administrative position from the budget. Since beginning their budget work in the Fall of 2023 the board has reduced $1.7 Million from the strategic budget adopted by the Board on 1/18/24. A summary of all FY25 Budget action is included below for your reference. 

 

$28,982,077.99 - 1st budget approved by board on 1/18/24

$750,000.00 cut in reaction to Montpelier actions

$28,232,077.99 - 2nd budget approved by board on 1/29/24

No vote on 3/05/24

$724,340.99 cut in reaction to 1st no vote

$27,507,737.00 - 3rd budget approved by board on 3/18/24

No vote on 3/26/24

$257,737.00 cut in reaction to 2nd no vote

$27,250,000.00 - 4th budget approved by board on 4/08/24

 

$1,732,077.99 - Total budget cuts since initial budget approval

 


 

The Board also approved the date for the next vote as April 30th, 2024 with the Informational Meeting taking place the evening before at 6:00 p.m. The warning has since been posted and ballots will be distributed to the town offices later this afternoon. Early voting can begin as early as tomorrow morning. This provides three full weeks for early voting, absentee ballots, and information sharing. 

 

If you have any questions about this process or the budget, please reach out. Visit our website at https://www.anwsd.org/budget2 for more information. 

Sheila Soule, Superintendent

  • Budget
  • FY25