The nearly $132.5 million preliminary 2013-14 schools budget passed by the Parsippany Board of Education, as described at Tuesday's BOE meeting by Superintendent LeRoy Seitz, maintains all current teaching and extracurricular programs and faculty.
It also includes , the return of media specialists for township elementary schools and $240,000 to cover three full-time school resource officers (a fourth would be paid for by the town).
In dollars and cents, this is how the plan breaks down and how it stacks up against the 2012-13 spending plan:2012-2013 2013-2014
(Preliminary) Budgeted Fund Balance $ 3,218,137 $3,009,749 Tax Levy $117,978,486 $122,240,875 Tuition (mandated
for out-of-district students) $308,200 $308,200 Interest $5,000 $5,000 Misc. Revenues $2,051,287 $2,180,314 Extraordinary Aid $190,114 $190,114 State Aid $4,479,502 $4,479,502 Semi $10,804 $10,804 TOTAL $128,241,530 $132,424,558 Budget Increase $4,183,028