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School district restructures departments to cut costs

...Erkeneff said.The directors of the planning and operations and finance departments, as well as Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones, worked to find the changes that would have the most financial impacts, Erkeneff said. Throughout the year, school...
Board approves increase in electricity budget

...Board member Dan Castimore was concerned about the dramatic differential between school costs.Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones said Kenai Peninsula Borough School District administration is looking into why Skyview's increase was so high, which...
School board goals focus on uncertain future

...where available funding will be best utilized. The series of public forums on pool use held by Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones gleaned critical information from the public, for example, Hilts said. Hilts said before the meetings she hadn't...
Local organizations train for potential workplace violence

...receive support she might not come back." School district spokesperson Pegge Erkeneff and Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones attended the event Thursday. The two participated in roundtable discussions with other local entities, which Erkeneff...
School district budget cycle has begun

...District is starting the budget process four months early for the 2016-2017 school year. Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones is asking program directors to begin reviewing department expenditures and potential internal cuts.The concern is how...
School board considers fund balance minimum

...balance for the first time. A 3 percent bottom has been proposed for inclusion in board policy. Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones said the decision to establish a minimum is in response to moves made by the state during the legislative session in...
With state budget passed, school district knows final deficit

...additional spending deficit from our fund balance," said Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones.The final projected deficit is just less than $3 million, roughly half of the anticipated $4.2- 6.1 million...
School board OKs budget revision

...aimed at paying off unfunded liability accrued in the two plans, according to a board report by Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones. In total for the 2014-2015 school year, operating budget is nearly $270.6 million. Kelly Sullivan can be reached...
Voznesenka lease agreement stalled

...068 square feet of building space, according to a Board of Education report submitted by Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones. That broke down to $0.95 per square foot monthly for those five years. During the 2014-2015 school year the cost...
School board finalizes budget

...district knew the final deficit when the state reached a decision on June 11. At that time Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones said he was still waiting on some final numbers including next year's Public Employees Retirement System and Teachers...


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