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April 21, 2024

Shiloh School Board Meeting, Budget Hearing – Sales Tax Referendum –

By John Kraft & Kirk Allen

On June 24, 2016

HUME, IL. (ECWd) –

On June 20, 2016, Shiloh CUSD#1 Board of Trustees held a Budget Hearing and Regular School Board Meeting.

During the budget hearing, it was stated:

  • The cafeteria ended in the black this year – previous years it had always lost money
  • Education fund took in more than expected and spent less than expected last year
  • Some personal property tax will have to be paid back and the state aid is still questionable

The regular board meeting was held immediately after the budget hearing:

  • Air conditioning units were installed – all of the outside units and around half of the inside units
  • Dr. Hall said that D-95 in Paris would vote this month on whether to put the 1% sales tax on the November ballot – if 3 of the 5 school districts in Edgar County approve it, it will be placed on the ballot
  • There is a shortage of Jr. High math teachers – Shiloh can’t find one and other district have the same problem

The Board approved destruction of closed session audio recordings prior to December 2014 and approved paying all bills due.
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