Wednesday, April 29, 2009

First look: CMS releases spending plan

Superintendent Peter Gorman's budget proposal, which the school board will vote on May 12, calls for the county to provide $351 million again this year, sparing CMS from the cuts that would then fall harder on other county services and agencies.

Cuts from county commissioners would trigger further layers of job cuts.

A 210-page budget work book made public today provides more details about how that plan would play out in each department and how proposed spending compares with previous years.

Click here to see the newly released plan.

On its web site, CMS officials are asking the public for their thoughts on proposed cuts and cost-cutting measures:

Click here to let CMS know what you think.

- Ann Doss Helms


Anonymous said...

Isn't the job of the press to read through the documents and then provide that information the general public? This article was essentially worthless.

Anonymous said...

@ Anonymous:

"The purpose of this blog is to share the documents, memorandums and other information behind the news."

... Quoted from the very page on which you posted.

Mike - Charlotte, NC said...

Impressive budget considering the growth. I fear the loss of teachers will have a negative effect on student performance though.