Serves Cushing, Owls Head, Rockland, South Thomaston, Thomaston

RSU 13 proposes budget increase of 7.4 percent; public hearing May 23

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 4:00pm

ROCKLAND — Regional School Unit 13 is looking at a sizable increase to its budget for the upcoming school year. 

The proposed budget for the 2019-2020 school year for RSU 13 includes an increase of 7.4 percent from $29,035,000 to $31,176,500. 

The district covers Cushing, Owls Head, Rockland, South Thomaston and Thomaston. 

A public hearing on the proposed budget will be held Thursday, May 23, at 6 p.m. at Oceanside High School in Rockland. 

The budget validation referendum vote will occur at local polling places Tuesday, June 11 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

To view a line-by-line breakdown of the proposed budget, click here.  

 

Proposed Budget by Category

Category Next Year (Proposed) Current Year Change (Percentages)
Regular Instruction $11,280,000 $10,887,860 + 3.6
Special Education Instruction $6,968,000 $5,745,800 + 21.3
CTE Instruction $43,900 $41,375 + 6.1
Other Instruction (Summer School, Extra Curricular) $532,400 $579,600 - 8.1
Student and Staff Support $2,679,800 $2,839,200 - 5.6
System Administration $725,300 $648,600 + 11.8
School Administration $1,553,800 $1,468,600 + 5.8
Transportation and Buses $1,445,500 $1,465,000 - 1.3
Facilities and Maintenance $3,079,400 $2,950,350 + 4.4
Debt Services $2,567,600 $2,150,615 + 19.4
Other (Food Services) $300,000 $258,000 + 16.3
TOTAL $31,176,500 $29,035,000 + 7.4

 


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