Levy schools Finance Director Bob Clemmons says dealing with the 2011-12 budget is a bit “like standing on the edge of the Grand Canyon and looking down.”
Clemmons, in a presentation on Tuesday to the Levy County School Board, outlined the factors that have made this year’s budget the most precarious one he has handled.
• Declining property tax and state revenues combined with the unfunded mandate of the 2002 Class Size Reduction Amendment to the Florida Constitution is forcing the school board to make steep cuts.
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