Will review proposed budget

Mauricio Julian Cuellar Jr., Alice Echo-News Journal

Trustees with Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD will hold both a special and regularly scheduled meeting tonight, to finalize budget plans for the 2007 to 2008 school year.

During the special meeting starting at 7 p.m., board members will hold a budget workshop to discuss individual and staff salaries.

The board will also go into a closed executive session to discuss the maintenance and transportation coordinator's salary for this year.

The board will make a decision after closed session discussions on the salary when the board reconvenes in open session.

Following the special meeting, the board will go into its regular meeting, which will include action on bids for insurance coverage for the school district.

The board will also consider the adoption of a policy on student expression of religious viewpoints.

Members will have a review of purpose for extending the 2007-2008 school year at Ben Bolt Middle School and BB-PB High School.