OUSD Plans $2.7M In Cuts

By Linda Harmon

Ojai Unified School District superintendent Tim Baird got the go-ahead at Tuesday night’s school board meeting to prepare the 2009-2010 budget, with current post-election numbers planning for $2.7 million in cuts.  Baird is urging the board to be prepared for additional district cuts if the state budget cuts grow to $3 million as some predict due to the discovery of additional state shortfalls just announced. According to Baird, he is attending a June 5 budget workshop and “it could all be different at that time.” Baird met with all six area legislators May 15, but legislators didn’t discuss what they would do if the

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