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Highland School Board Discusses Fiscal Year Audit Report

Posted: Saturday, March 17th, 2018 at 6:24 am
Author: KCII News - Sam McIntosh


Highland School Board met on March 12. Photo by Sam McIntosh.

A steady financial year was reported by the school auditor at Highland’s recent board meeting.

School Auditor Kay Chapman presented the fiscal year 2017 audit report, which showed a district revenue total of $10,560,644, a 1% decrease from the prior year. Expenses for the district totaled $10,162,846, which was a 5% increase from the prior year.

Chapman commented that the district hasn’t necessarily made a lot of cuts over the last few years but they’ve been fiscally aware of expenses. She commented on the district’s progress since the state cut education funding across the board in 2010, “To get where you are in six years that’s very good, because it’s usually a minimum of five years if not seven, eight, depending on the situation. But I’d say it’s been a good last three or four years, I think it’s been working your way up out of there.”

A copy of Highland’s audit report can be viewed in the office of the Auditor of State or in the district secretary’s office.