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Yellow Springs School Board Section :: Page 4
New school board makeup expected to bring changes
After more than a decade, when changes in school board makeup occurred mostly one new member at a time, amid the constancy of veteran office holders serving multiple terms and carrying over familiar approaches, newcomers are in the super-majority as 2022 begins.
New school board members take seats
The Yellow Springs school board’s annual organizational meeting, conducted in the Mills Lawn gym on Thursday, Jan. 13, began with the swearing in of its three newest members: Dorothée Bouquet, Judith Hempfling and Amy Magnus.
Board members, treasurer end tenures
Grateful goodbyes and an official welcome were expressed Monday night, Dec. 20, during the Yellow Springs school board’s monthly business meeting, held in person in the Mills Lawn Elementary School gym and livestreamed on the district’s YouTube channel.
Budget deficit forecasted for Village Schools
After finishing the last two fiscal years with revenues higher than expenditures, Yellow Springs school leaders anticipate a return to deficit spending this fiscal year (FY), which ends June 30, 2022, according to the district’s latest five-year financial forecast.
Ellison resigns from YS school board
Yellow Springs school board member Sylvia Ellison has resigned, according to a press release from the district on Friday afternoon, Nov. 12.
Two election petitions rejected in YS school board race
Two Yellow Springs School Board incumbents, Vice President Aïda Mehermic and first-term member Steve McQueen will not be eligible to run for office in the 2021 election cycle because their petitions were not certified by the Greene County Board of Elections, or BOE.
YS school board— Deficit delayed by one year
Revenue over the past 10 months is about $500,000 ahead of budgeted projections, while expenses are about $500,000 under budget.
Schools project deficit by 2024
With the expectation that the district will be going to voters for more funds in the form of a facilities bond levy in late 2021, Treasurer Emrick presented the annual five-year financial forecast during the school board’s most recent meeting.
Yellow Springs Schools facilities upgrades— $30 million cost expected
Yellow Springs School District leaders anticipate a $30 million price tag, at minimum, to upgrade the district’s buildings, whether those improvements take the form of new construction or major renovations.
Yellow Springs Board of Education • Regular Meeting
Yellow Springs Board of Education • Regular Meeting, Thursday, Nov.12, 2020, 7 p.m.