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Cuts meet cuts as city, schools talk budget

...remembered writing checks for activities often before her son graduated in 2007.JSD Director of Administrative Services David Means said he thinks the activities fee, which used to be about $60, "went away when (they) opened up Thunder Mountain...
PE benched with new requirements

...from regular classes because it can have as many as 58 students per class. According to Director of Administration David Means, the average cost to employ a teacher including all benefits, training and salary is about $100,000, so each class...
Juneau schools spice up meal programs

...budget deficit, the SLAB has announced that its new program has exceeded profit expectations.JSD Director of Finance David Means told the Empire in February that the district hoped to make up for the pricier food service program by increasing participation...
Insurance payout will fund emergency school repairs

...We are hoping for a large-scale roof renovation several years down the road - hopefully three to four years," David Means, the director of school district administrative affairs, said at a regular Public Works and Facilities meeting on...
Board begins new budget preparation

...School District held its first meeting with public comment on next year's budget.Director of Administrative Affairs David Means presented an overview of last year's budget, which had a deficit of about $2.5 million. He projected that this...
Students take charge of learning, anti-bullying

...activities fund deficit was previously bankrolled with transportation funds, but Director of Administrative Services David Means said they can't keep taking money from transportation, especially in light of a potential need for another special...
School Board audit clean

...000 deficit, asking if it was a separate issue from the booster club deficit.Director of Administrative Services David Means clarified that the almost the deficit was referring to the fund paying for coaches' salaries, student travel and advisors...
District's frugality pays off

...which are due to the Department of Education and Early Development by Nov. 15. Administrative Services Director David Means said they would hand-deliver the approved statements on Wednesday. Means informed school board members in attendance...
Budget biggest issue at school board meeting the general operating fund.The suggestion appealed to the board and was approved by Director of Administration David Means as an appropriate transfer of funds.Thurston pointed out that the school district was consistently budgeting more than...
JSD, new superintendent seal the deal

...Miller in California, Saddler said. His first day will be July 23. Until then, district Director of Administration David Means is serving as acting superintendent.The board unanimously approved the contract, which Miller had already signed off...


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