North Platte Public School Board of Education votes 4-2 to pass the 2023-2024 budget
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - The September Board of Education meeting for the North Platte Public School District centered on the 2023-2024 budget for the district.
The $70.4 million budget includes a 3.5% increase in the general budget with a 4.7% increase overall in the budget, while salaries for certified staff and support staff will increase by 6.7%, according to North Platte Public Schools Director of Finance and Operation, Stuart Simpson.
The Board discussed the budget at great length at not only the September Board of Education meeting but the August Board of Education meeting as well.
The Board voted 4-2 in favor of passing the budget, Board President and Ward Two Representative Angela Blaesi and Ward Three Representative Emily Garrick voted against the motion to pass the budget. Vice President and Ward Three Representative Matthew Pederson, Secretary and Ward Two Representative Jo Ann Lundgreen joined Ward One members, Skip Altig and Cindy O’Connor in voting for the passage of the 2023-2024 budget.
The September Board of Education meeting was live-streamed on North Platte Public School’s website.
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