Proceedings — School District #18 Board of Education

2014-2015 Budget Hearing and Special Hearing to Set Final Tax Request
Distance Learning Room, EPS
Sept. 10, 2014     7:00 p.m.
President Laurie Waterbury called the 2014-2015 Budget Hearing to order at 7:00 p.m.  Board Members present were Laurie Waterbury, Stan Heithoff, Steve Heithoff, Steve Busteed, and Bob Hoefer.  Ryan Reestman arrived at 7:10 p.m.  Also present were Superintendent Dan Polk, Principal Greg Wemhoff, and Paula Jensen.
Supt. Polk presented the Board with the 2014-2015 Budget.  The general Fund Request is $2,805,050.48 with a levy of 0.450124 and the Special Building Fund Request is $187,878.79 with a levy of 0.030149 which is a total tax asking of $2,992,929.27 with a total levy of 0.480273.  Waterbury encouraged questions or comments from the public and board members.  Waterbury closed the hearing at 7:15 p.m.
President Waterbury opened the Special Hearing to Set the Final Tax Request at 7:15 p.m.  The General Fund Levy Request is 0.450124 and the Special Building Request is 0.030149 for a total Levy Request of 0.480273.  Waterbury encouraged com-ments from the public and board members.  Also present were Tina Thiele-Blecher, Dennis Morgan, and Shirley Thorberg.  The hearing closed at 7:30 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Ryan Reestman, Secretary
Paula Jensen, Recorder
–This is a draft copy and does not become official Elgin Public Board minutes until approved at the next regular or advertised meeting.
PUBLISH: September 17, 2014