Board adopts proposed 2016-17 budget, community to vote on May 17

Spending plan focuses on student achievement, includes tax levy increase of 0.5 percent At its meeting on Monday, April 18, the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Board of Education adopted a $22,592,240 budget proposal for 2016-17 that continues all current core academic programs and services and calls for a 0.5 percent increase in the tax levy for next year. …