Beloit school board faces tough issues
He says new this year are Superintendent Milt Thompson, Director of Human Resources, Todd Cabelka, and Director of Business Services, Jim Weise.
The 2010-11 budget is the next item on the list. Ramsdail says creating a new spending plan will be tough because they're looking at more cuts. The board cut nearly $4 million from the 2009-10 budget and Ramsdail wouldn't be surprised to look at another $1 million in cuts. The difficulty, according to Ramsdail, is they're at the point of eliminating programs.
Other issues include dealing with escalating health care costs and the task of re-evaluating the district's strategic plan.