For a number of years, school districts around Illinois have been battling budget shortfalls. That continues to be the case in the Alton School District, where pennies are being pinched and money is being moved around in order to make ends meet. There was more of the same at this week's school board meeting.
Director of Finance for the Alton School District, Chris Norman tells The Big Z the board approved the issuance of up to $17-million in General Obligation Bonds.
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The board also approved a draft agreement with the Dynegy electrical plant regarding some tax appeals, which also addresses some future years that takes into consideration the future of the plant.