Westbrook School Budget Has $756,000 Math Error. They Should Open Some Sort of School for Residents to Learn Math

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westbrook school budgetWESTBROOK – A recent audit report from Roberts, Green and Drolet has shed some light on just what went wrong with Westbrook’s finances, especially in the school department’s 2009, 2010 and 2011 budgets. The report is giving city officials a better grip on the situation than they have ever had before, according to School Superintendent Marc Gousse and City Administrator Jerre Bryant, who laid out the issues in interviews this week. Both said that new measures in place would prevent similar financial problems from occurring again. The report, released this spring, led to an understanding of a $756,000 school department shortfall from fiscal year 2010, which passed over to 2011, and later 2012, as a debt before the City Council, through approving the 2012-2013 Westbrook school budget this year, offered to pay off the deficit with money from the city’s fund balance.  (read more at Keep Me Current)

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