Big Bear, February 28, 2012, 7:00am – The Bear Valley Unified School District’s Board of Trustees will meet tonight for a Special Board meeting at the District offices at 42271 Moonridge Road with the open session beginning at 5:30pm. The sole agenda item is for the board to vote on the Budget Advisory Committee and Superintendent Kurt Madden’s budget reduction recommendations as outlined at the last workshop meeting on February 24th. Items for consideration submitted by BAC include a reduction to transportation funding of $100k, $35k for part-time library clerks at the three elementary schools and a $60k utility reduce reduction. In addition to these suggestions, Mr. Madden is also recommending an $8k cut to the Student Attendance/Safety Officer position, a $115k reduction in district services, a $10k reduction to the deferred maintenance budget, a $10k cut to the maintenance and operations budget and a $5k reduction in fields maintenance for a total of $343k. Board meetings are open to the public.
School Board Votes to Accept Budget Reduction Plans A, B and C, But Move to Hold on Final Decision Until June 4