District 90 reports their financial issues directly related to state fiscal mismanagement

The District 90 Board of Education took time during their June meeting to honor the Carriel and Fulton Junior High School
students who medaled at their recent track meets. Pictured is Board President John Wagnon with the track stars. (Submitted Photo)

O’FALLON – The impact of the state’s fiscal problems was on full display at the June meeting of the District 90 Board of Education, where they heard reports about their financial status and had to shift money around to make ends meet.

District Finance Director Patty Cavins reported that the school district has not received any new state categorical payments since the last Board of Education meeting. The state has only paid one of the scheduled payments for the current fiscal year and still owes the district three more payments. The lack of payments has caused some major concern among administrators.

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