Williams Unified School District passes 2017-2018 budget. See more education stories here

| August 2, 2017

By Wendy Howell • Williams News

Williams Unified School District (WUSD) is easing into the school year with the adoption of the 2017-2018 budget. The $6,859,122 final budget was approved by the WUSD Governing Board after a short discussion.

The tentative budget, approved on July 12, included the primary tax and a secondary tax.

The primary tax rate is 3.9848 percent and the Maintenance and Operations override is .3877, for a total tax rate of 4.3725. The tax rate in FY 2016-2017 was 4.4808.

The budget includes $4,889,626 for maintenance and operations, which includes $1,799,379 allocated for salaries and benefits. This is a 1.7 percent increase over FY 2016-2017. The budget includes $1,300,208 for unrestricted capital outlay, which allows districts to purchase items such as textbooks, furniture, computers, library books and software.

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