by Audrey Thomasson
CLARAVILLE—The Northumberland school board will present its first draft of a fiscal year 2017-18 budget during a public hearing Monday, February 13.
The hearing will begin at 6 p.m. at Northumberland High School, 201 Academic Lane, Claraville.
The draft includes a ‘wish list’ from school administrators that pushes the budget total to $18.6 million, some $1.8 million over the current budget.
As presented, the budget would increase the county’s contribution to $13,042,694, up some $1,678,324 over the current year.
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