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School district restructures departments to cut costs

...said. "We previously had a pool manager in every building and supervisor out of every office," said board member Dan Castimore. "Basically, we now have one person in one of the buildings that has more job duties and reduced staff, which is...
School board enters budget discussions

...valuable last budget cycle, Hilts said. "We going to involve people as much as possible," Hilts said. Board member Dan Castimore the reason for doing so is twofold. The public should be prepared and understand what is going to happen if cuts are...
Board approves increase in electricity budget

...the second closest increase, which was Kenai Central High School's for just less than $36,500. Board member Dan Castimore was concerned about the dramatic differential between school costs.Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones said Kenai...
School board considers fund balance minimum followed within a determined time frame to bring the fund balance back up to the 3 percent minimum. Board member Dan Castimore said he is concerned if the board establishes a range for the fund balance, it will send the wrong message to the...
Kenai funds flowers, raises and fresh tech in new budget

...year 2016 budget dedicated to microphones. In response to council's questions, City Information Technology Manager Dan Castimore elaborated on the items. He said the prospective power stations resembled those presently in the Kenai Peninsula Borough...
School pool fees may go up

...said Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones. "The pools are losing a substantial amount."Board of Education member Dan Castimore said at this point it is almost a requirement that the fees are increased. However, no one is sure by how much...
School board stays out of grocery tax debate

...wouldn't support a tax like this," Hohl said. "I feel desperate about finding school funding." School board member Dan Castimore said his concern is that boosting the borough's revenues does not guarantee an increase in funding for the school...
KPBSD keeps biased book

...immediately removed from instruction, it would cost the school district roughly $80,000 to replace it, said board member Dan Castimore. In addition, he said it would take time for the review committee to find replacement material. The disruption to...
School board postpones approving Six-Year Plan properly review the document, having received copies the day they were asked to approve it, said board member Dan Castimore. He said his biggest concern with moving the plan forward was that it lacked any plans for addressing the poor structural...
Dusek to take reins as interim superintendent

...president, and Sunni Hilts was elected to serve as vice president. Penny Valda was re-elected as board clerk and Dan Castimore will be taking the position of treasurer, previously held by Lynn Hohl who turned down the nomination for re-election...


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