Hurley board approves 10-cent lunch price increase
By RICHARD JENKINS
HURLEY - The Hurley K-12 Board of Education approved a 10-cent increase for the price of lunch at its meeting Monday.
District Business Manager Michele Seibel told the board the increase was mandated by the federal government as the amount the district charged was below the average.
"The idea is the Feds do not want us supplementing paid lunches with the higher reimbursement we get for the free and reduced meals," said Seibel. "So each year we have to, in effect, raise our prices. The national average right now is $2.78, and our prices are quit...