WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The Waynesboro Area School District is facing a budget deficit next year of more than $1 million and taxpayers will be called on to foot the difference.
Jack Kennedy, business manager for the district, said it's the worst deficit he has seen in the 38 years he has worked for the district.
The deficit is expected to translate into a 5 mill tax hike for district taxpayers, Kennedy said.
Preliminary figures show that the district's expenses for the next fiscal year will be $34,510,000. The projected income will be $33,510,000, he said.