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By Drew Lawson
The Times 

School board approves 21-22 budget, 20-21 budget extension


Last updated 7/29/2021 at 2:02pm

DAVENPORT – The school board approved two finance-related resolutions at its July 26 meeting. One was petitioning OSPI for a 2020-21 budget extension due to increased expenditures caused by the pandemic, and the other was approving the 2021-22 budget.

The budget extension will raise general fund expenditures from $8,608,710 to $9,062,976, a rise of $454,266. The district must petition OSPI as a state requirement.

“We’re required by the state to ask to spend more money than we originally thought,” business manager Leslie Oliver told the board. “The main reason is COVID expenditur...

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