Trustees approve a balanced budget for the 2019-2020 school year
On Monday, June 17, 2019, Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) trustees approved a balanced budget of $775.6M, with a capital budget of $57.2M for the 2019-20 school year.
Financial Services worked closely with departments to review budgets, making sure spending trends were analyzed and any necessary adjustments were made to reflect trends. The board benefitted from this review, ensuring we are well-positioned fiscally to address any future pressures. The approved budget complies with provincial legislation, ensures the long-term fiscal stability of the board, and provides funding for new initiatives to continue to move the board forward and improve student achievement and well-being.
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The WRDSB serves a population of approximately 535,154 (2016 census)