Board of Education meeting January 9 to determine the board leadership and meeting dates for 2020.
Loveland Schools – News Release, Friday, December 20, 2019
Tuesday, December 17, the Loveland City School District Board of Education approved placing a 6.95-mill operating levy on the March 2020 ballot. The levy is essential to pay for day-to-day expenses, including utility bills, supplies, busing and salaries and benefits for staff, and will provide the needed financial support to ensure that Loveland remains a high-quality, stable and strong school district. For more information, including a letter from the Board to residents, visit the “March 2020 Levy” page on the district’s website (https://www.lovelandschools.
Loveland City School District Superintendent, Amy Crouse (Photo: Courtesy Loveland Schools)
As reported in a December 10, Loveland Schools News Release, approximately $2.7 million dollars of budget cuts will be made in conjunction with the levy. According to Superintendent Dr. Amy Crouse, they will include a combination of reductions in the instructional cycle budget (textbooks, etc.), staff, and contracted services, among others.
“When implementing cuts in our budget, our priority is to protect our students and the growth, achievement and academic momentum gained over the past several years,” said Dr. Crouse
The Board of Education will hold an organizational meeting at 6:00 p.m. on January 9 to determine the board leadership and meeting dates for 2020. The Board is expected to discuss a range of issues in the month of January, including the contract for the options to purchase land; the structure, membership and objective of a community-based committee; expenditure reductions and various fee and tuition increases for school year 2020-21.
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