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Auke Bay playground revamp gains momentum extra $16,000 into the pot.During the September Juneau School Board meeting, Juneau School District Director of Administration David Means presented to the board completed projects with leftover money and options for those funds. An improvement...
Fewer kids, less funding

...488,040.The school budget was adjusted, however, in anticipation of a possible loss, according to JSD Director of Administration David Means."I think in this community here there's some issues," Means said regarding the steady trend...
Miller's contract extended to 2018

...will be posted to the district website.During the board's work session before the regular meeting, JSD Director of Administration David Means began digging into the work that will need to be done for the FY17 budget.The board is considering...
Putting its money where its mouth is

...With the Assembly's action last night, the district is in a much better position for next year," JSD Director of Administration David Means said. "The CBJ Assembly Finance Committee voted to fund the district an additional $500,000...
JSD's budget plan matches Legislature's spending

...It's not an accident," Miller said. "We spent a lot of time watching what was going on closely."JSD Director of Administration David Means confirmed that the budget adopted on May 12 matches the state's funding for FY16. "We assumed...
PE benched with new requirements"PE differs 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...
Budget biggest issue at school board meeting

...leaving more flexibility in 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...
JSD, new superintendent seal the deal

...commitments held 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...
Jobs, taxes and buildings: Behind CBJ's austerity offensive

...session, an education bill that would increase funding to public schools is still being revised. District director of administration David Means said it's too soon to say how the city's proposal would affect the district. The superintendent's...
Board bumps superintendent pay to $162K is a non-budgeted item there's no real financial guidelines the board must follow in the process, JSD Director of Administration David Means said. However, they're trying to keep costs as low as possible by holding telephone and Skype...


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