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Germantown schools face 'dire' budget gap

Dec 09, 2011 12:02 am
John Mason of the Register-Star reports on the Germantown School District's "dire" financial picture. School Superintendent Patrick Gabriel said the new state-mandated two-percent limit on tax levy increases has the business office projecting a $2 million deficit in 2013-2014, and a $4.6 million deficit in 2014-2015. Gabriel said he may recommend to the board a five percent tax levy hike. That would require a supermajority -- 60 percent of voters at the polls in May under state law. Read Mason's article about Germantown school district's budget gap.