Beaver Dam School Board Adopts 2020-2021 Budget

(Beaver Dam) The Beaver Dam Schools Superintendent Mark DiStefano says he is happy to see the mill rate in the district drop to pre-referendum levels. The school board on Monday approved the 2020-21 budget with a tax rate of $8.99 per thousand of assessed value, a decrease of five cents from the budget adopted last year. The district’s levy totals $16.5-million dollars, compared to the previous levy of $15.7-million dollars, with general operating revenues totaling $40.8-million dollars and expenditures at $40.7-million. Equalized aid from the state this year increased by $984-thousand dollars to $23.5-million