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The proposed levy for Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Dist. 877 is currently showing a total of $12,206,701. This is a .54% decrease from last year or a decrease of $65,757. Director of Finance and Operations Gary Kawlewski told the school board that there are a number of factors that affect the calculations including but not limited to enrollment, [...]

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At a recent special board meeting, the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose (BHM) School Board announced their decision to place a bond question on the Nov. 4 general election ballot. This decision came after months and months of research and discussions with staff and district administrators. The proposed $33 million bond has a variety of projects that touch every [...]

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The Dist. 877 Buffalo School Board expects to make a decision at its Aug. 11 meeting regarding a potential bond election for this November. At its recent board meeting, the board heard another update from Finance and Operations Director Gary Kawlewski and Buildings and Grounds Director John Heltunen about facility needs around the district and [...]

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In highlighting the 2014-15 General Budget, Buffalo Dist. 877 staff said the district would spend down the fund balance to restore programming and help reduce class sizes. The board also reviewed the superintendent’s evaluation and took action on other issues.   2014-15 General Budget  The 2014-15 budget represents a financial operating plan for the school [...]

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Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Dist. 877 School Board Acting Clerk/Treasurer Dean Perry announced at the recent board meeting that he is resigning effective June 30. He noted that it’s been a challenge for him to make the commitment that is necessary to be on the board. Perry said that he is going to miss working with the board [...]

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The Buffalo School board heard from its buildings and grounds director regarding capital outlays proposed in the budget. The board also heard an update regarding class sizes, and discussed technology improvements.   FACILITY NEEDS Buildings and Grounds Director John Heltunen said that, as always, there are always more maintenance needs around the district than there [...]

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The Buffalo School Board reviewed with staff some changes to classes at the high school beginning this fall. Some new classes have been added, modified or removed from the line-up. The board also approved the 2014-15 school year calendar.   NEW COURSES BHS administration will determine if the new courses have sufficient student registration and [...]

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The Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Dist. 877 School Board approved a 4.02 percent levy decrease. Director of Finance and Operations Gary Kawlewski presented Truth in Taxation information for taxes payable in 2014. In his presentation, Kawlewski highlighted four main factors affecting taxes (school portion only). 1. The district’s total levy has decreased $513,831 or a decrease of 4.02 [...]

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