Hollidaysburg School District Passes 2020-21 Budget With No Tax Increase
District Joins Many Others in Facing COVID-19 Financial Challenges
Last updated 6/15/2020 at 3:21pm
A final budget r with no tax hike for the 2020-21 school year was approved by the Hollidaysburg School District School Board during the board's June budget meeting.
COVID-19 restrictions and its effects played a major role in the upcoming budget, and as with most school districts, made the budget a challenge because district revenues will be over $1 million lower due to the coronavirus-related issues. Board Secretary Susan Baker said the lower revenue comes as a result of reduction in interest earnings and losses of the earned income tax and real estate transfer taxes. Board President Ron S...