2022-2023 Budget Guidelines and Allocation Parameters
The Board approved the 2022-2023 Budget Guiding Principles and Allocation Parameters which had been reviewed at their February 28 working session. The Budget Guidelines define the overarching elements that Prairie Land adopts while the Allocation Parameters provide administration with the tools to allocate funds to schools and support areas. Budget development will commence immediately with final Board approval slated for May 24, 2022.
2021-2024 Three-year Capital Plan
The Board passed a motion to approve the 2021-2024 Three-year Capital Plan and concurrently the most pressing structural needs throughout the division within our facilities. The Youngstown School building envelope and partial modernization upgrade is the Board’s first priority and submission for consideration. The Veteran School partial modernization has been recognized as the second priority, and the Altario School partial modernization has been recognized as the third priority. A fourth priority for the J.C. Charyk Hanna School has been added to the plan for the expansion of the automotive CTS shop. The Three-year Capital Plan will be submitted to Alberta Infrastructure by April 1, 2022.
Harvest Sky Presentation
Harvest Sky Economic Development Manager Mark Nikota presented to the Board of Trustees a feasibility study regarding worker transition, building capacity for adult learning and creating partnerships with organizations throughout the Harvest Sky Region (Hanna and Youngstown). The Board is encouraged by this work and is looking forward to partnering with other organizations to strengthen our school communities.
For additional information please contact: Cam McKeage, Superintendent of Schools, Prairie Land Public School Division 403.854.4481.