The school district predicts a $2 million dollar surplus from mineral leases along with $1.7 million in state cuts. The district proposes putting two-thirds of the surplus in reserve, and one-third into the general fund. What do you think of the proposal?
|It’s a responsible approach that eliminates deficit spending.||53%||105|
|Reserves are a good idea, but two-thirds is too much.||23%||47|
|The district should use the money to avoid budget cuts for the next year and hope mineral activity continues to grow.||18%||36|
|I propose a different allocation. (Comment below.)||4%||9|