The Mulberry Grove Unit 1 school board met Monday evening and approved a budget for the 2021 fiscal year.
Superintendent Bobby Koontz said if all fund comes through as expected from the state and taxes, the district would see an increase of around $200,000 in the education fund. All other funds, except for transportation, are expected to end at a higher fund balance than they were this year.
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The state funding situation is unknown due to COVID-19.
Superintendent Koontz advised it is known the state will not be providing the extra tier money this year. At this time, regular monthly state aid payments are being received.