One LISD trustee, Lisa Mallory, has shared a graph of proposed increases on her Facebook page:
Proposed "Cuts" to the LISD Budget.
Wow. Presenting a budget that climbs significantly for three years in a row as a 'cut,' is pretty audacious. Intellectually insulting to both the board and taxpayers, too.
Part of the proposal includes draining the LISD reserve funds by some $19 million to cover deficit spending. (If Leander wants to follow in Round Rock ISD's footsteps, those funds could yield as many as oh, six classrooms.)
If you're not going to cut the budget, fine. But don't call spending increases 'serious cuts.' It's positively Obamaesque.
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