Del Mar school district facing possible budget cuts

By Karen Billing
Staff Writer

The Del Mar Union School District board is considering possible reductions for its 2011-12 budget, as the district could be looking at a $3.8 million deficit. At the board’s May 25 meeting, district Superintendent Jim Peabody gave the board a list of possible reductions the district may need to take in August once the board gets a clearer picture of property tax revenues and state contributions.

“Some on the list would be hard, some impossible, all would be upsetting to do,” Peabody said. “But if we have to make difficult decisions because of a lack of revenue or continued requirements for revenue from us, we have to start getting ready.”

Peabody said the district has already made the decision against any teacher layoffs this year to keep the staff as intact as possible, which leaves the option of tightening up expenditures in district services.

Items on the list include eliminating district cell phones, “reorganizing” library services, salary reductions, furlough days and increased class sizes.

Related posts:

  1. More significant budget cuts coming for San Dieguito high school district
  2. Solana Beach water district cuts more than $800,000 from budget
  3. Del Mar Union School District trustees extend Peabody’s contract
  4. Employee incentives up for discussion in Del Mar school district
  5. High school district grapples with budget gap

Short URL: http://www.delmartimes.net/?p=24370

Posted by Staff on May 31, 2011. Filed under Del Mar, News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Archives

Facebook

Bottom Buttons 1

Bottom Buttons 2

Bottom Buttons 3

Bottom Buttons 4

Bottom Buttons 5

Bottom Buttons 6

LA JOLLA NEWS

RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS

RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS

RSS RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS

  • Czech violin duo to perform at Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe
    In cooperation with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic, the Czech School San Diego hosts a free classical violin concert by internationally recognized Czech violin player Jaroslav Svecený and his daughter, Julie Svecená, who are on a tour of the United States. The concert will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Village Church. The father-daughter duo will […]
  • Rancho Santa Fe weekly sports update
    Torrey Pines defeated Canyon Crest Academy 4-3 in a Palomar League opener for both teams on Oct. 9. Alayna Tomlinson and Farah Farjood each scored two goals to lead the Falcons. Samantha “Sammy” Cirino added one goal and one assist. […]
  • ‘Kachina Dolls and Dances’ to be topic at Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society lecture
    Native American expert Dr. James Kemp will discuss “Kachina Dolls and Dances” from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society. Katsina figures, also known as kachina dolls (in photo at right), were carved typically from cottonwood root by the Hopi people to instruct young girls and new brides about the katsinas, the im […]