Ontonagon discusses school budgets
July 1, 2020
By JAN TUCKER
ONTONAGON — Finances and budgets were heavily on the minds of the Ontonagon Area Board of Education Monday as they conducted both a public hearing on the budget and the annual meeting.
The board faced the difficult task of submitting a balanced budget to the state by Tuesday. The state will not have its own budget — which would tell the district how much money the state will distribute — until as late as this fall.
Superintendent Jim Bobula said state officials have indicated it has a $1.2 billion shortfall and local districts could expect cu...