Juneau Assembly approves FY18 school budget

JUNEAU, Alaska (KINY) - An ordinance to provide almost $90 million in funding to the Juneau School District was approved at Monday evening's regular Assembly meeting.

The ordinance providing the funding passed unanimously.

The original story can be read below.

If the ordinance is passed, Juneau schools will receive an FY18 operating budget of $87,267,200, an overall increase in $1.70 million from FY17.

The FY18 school budget is supported with a combination of funding sources that includes local funding of $26,935,900.

The Assembly Finance Committee moved the ordinance at its May 10, 2017 meeting.

The CBJ charter requires approval of a school budget by May 31, 2017.

The Assembly meets tonight at 5 p.m. in Assembly Chambers at City Hall.

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