New Budget is Topic for Board Members

July 31, 2017 ~ When members of the Olathe Board of Education meet for their regular monthly meeting on Aug. 3, they will hear preliminary budget information for the 2017-18 fiscal year. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the Education Center, 14160 S. Black Bob Road, Olathe.

Chief Financial and Operations Officer John Hutchison will share the preliminary information and seek further guidance on access to available funding authority and levy considerations.

Several business partners and students will be recognized during the meeting.

Action items include a consent agenda of routine items, a handful of bids and contracts, and Board of Education committee assignments and school site council assignments.

The board will receive information on several future action items ranging from technology to a construction management proposal for the middle school entry expansion and renovation projects.

The board plans an executive session to discuss employer-employee negotiations.

The complete agenda and supporting documents are online at