Unit 404 Looks At 10-Percent Cut To Athletic Budget

As the Mercer County School Board looks at more budget reductions, a 10-percent cut in the district’s athletic budget is under consideration says Superintendent Alan Boucher, who spoke with WRMJ last month after the board saved $250,000 through various personnel moves.
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The district’s athletic budget is around $250,000, which equates to between 2-and-3 percent of the district’s total budget. The Unit 404 Board of Education meets in regular session on Wednesday night.