District approves $430K budget amendment

Sweetwater County School District No. 2’s board of trustees approved a budget amendment to increase spending in the district by $430,000.

According to Chris Dean, the district’s business manager, part of the amendment is to cover an additional $293,000 in costs incurred by out-of-district student placements.

“Not only do we have a few more students, but the prices of those placements increased this year pretty significantly,” she said.

Other portions of the budget amendment would cover increased costs associated with transportation, natural gas, commercial insurance and the cost of wireless ac...

 

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