School Board approves 2014-15 Budget and Tax Levy
The Pittsville School Board approved the 2014-15 Budget and Certified the Tax Levy rate during a Special meeting on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. The School Board a approved a budget of $9,031,454 for school operations during the 2014-15 School Year, while certifying a tax levy rate for the District of $3,201,323. ( The tax rate for 2014-15 will be $10.65/$1,000, this rate amount includes the new debt payment for the Energy Savings Facility payment ).
Board Approves Energy Savings Performance Contract
The Pittsville School Board approved an Energy Savings Performance Contract with Honeywell Energy Service Group (ESG) from DePere. ESG was the lone bidder for the Energy Savings Project which the District approved last month. Through this contract, ESG will provide the District with project leadership, assists with project management and the bidding of project work. The ESG contract also guarantees the District with yearly energy savings from the $2,560,000 facilities project.
School Board Approves Resolution
At their October 29, Special meeting, the School Board approved a resolution to exceed the Revenue Limits by $150,000 for the 2014-15 School Year on a non-recurring basis for the debt service payment on energy efficiency measures. The $150,000 will serve as the initial payment for the $2, 560,000 energy efficiency note which will be issued this school year.
School Board approves 2015-16 School Calendar and makes changes to 2014-15 Calendar
The School Board approved the 2015-16 School Year calendar at it's July 14, regular meeting. The calendar has 174 student contact days, with a start date of September 1 and end date on May 27. The Board also approved changes to the 2014-15 calendar, by eliminating all early release dates from the calendar. These dates will now be all day staff in-service days with no classes scheduled for those days.