The Hutchinson Community College Board of Trustees heard a report on the proposed budget for the next fiscal year at its July meeting.
Julie Blanton, Vice President of Finance & Operations, presented the College’s 2020-2021 budget proposal at the meeting.
The budget has been built based on expected reductions in state and local funding and the potential for decreased tuition and fees revenue. County valuation is projected to increase by 2.06% allowing the College to budget a mill levy that is flat for the coming fiscal year. It is also anticipated there may be higher than normal delinquency rates in light of the economic situation created by the pandemic. Since 2010, the general levy has been lowered by approximately 2 mills and is the lowest it has been in the last ten years.
In additional board business, the Board approved payment of College bills, approved the academic catalog for the 2020-21 school year and set meeting dates for the coming year.
The next meeting of the board will be on Thursday, August 14. The meeting will be at 7:00 p.m. in the Shears Technology Center Justice Theater. The public is invited to attend.
For more information on Hutchinson Community College, visit the college website at www.hutchcc.edu