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Willliamsport works to lower its deficit

March 5, 2014

The Williamsport Area School Board went over improvements made to the preliminary budget. The former budget had a $2.5 million deficit; with recent changes, the board has lowered it to a $....

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enoughalready

Mar-06-14 8:51 AM

I'm well aware of how it works laughin, I just thought the savings would be greater in replacing three step 12 teachers with three step ones. I actually considered the benefit package to be a wash.

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LaughIn

Mar-05-14 5:40 PM

@enoughalready, this savings usually is seen in base salary of new younger hires. Unless, the district hires individuals at greater step ranges? Also, if the district's new hire medical plan is one of which includes more pay in, savings seen again.

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enoughalready

Mar-05-14 8:49 AM

Keep working to close that gap. The taxpayers are tapped out! Also, how in the world are they only saving $102,000 with three retirements?

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