E-Bulletin, March 10, 2020

e bulletin 31. School Division Budget 2020-2021:
• GVSD 2020-2021 Budget = $52,278,200
• Approximately 67% comes from provincial revenue, the rest comes from local taxes.

• The mill rate will decrease from 15.02 to 13.74, resulting in a slight decrease in education taxes for most home and business owners.
• New expenditures include things such as:
o Funds to implement the division’s strategic goals of literacy, numeracy and mental health.
o Supporting the Winkler Family Resource Centre and the Imagination Library.
• For more information, please see the budget presentation on the GVSD website at www.gvsd.ca.

2. Preliminary Kindergarten Enrolment 2020-2021:
• Kindergarten registrations have taken place at schools throughout the division.  Registrations to date are around 300 students, which is about the same as this time last year.
• Parents/guardians can still register their children for Kindergarten by contacting their local school.