Inter-Lakes school district meeting preview
Inter-Lakes Cooperative School District, serving the towns of Meredith, Center Harbor and Sandwich, is holding its annual meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Inter-Lakes High School gymnasium. On the warrant:
∎ The budget: $21.9 million, up $728,000 – or 3.44 percent – from the current budget. More than $500,000 of the proposed increase is for contractual increases in salaries and benefits, said Assistant Superintendent Trish Temporino.
The budget as written would increase the tax rate in Meredith and Sandwich 41 cents, to $14.82 and $11.61, respectively, and the tax rate in Center Harbor by 24 cents, to $13.43.
∎ Other warrant articles: A proposed three-year contract with district support staff, which would add $46,000 to the budget in the first year, $47,600 in the second and $51,400 in the third.
∎ Contested elections: None.