BLINN TRUSTEES TO APPROVE 2017-2018 FISCAL BUDGET IN TUESDAY’S MEETING

The Blinn Board of Trustees have listed the adoption of their 2017-2018 fiscal year budget on the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting, along with multiple reports and policy updates.

Blinn trustees held their budget workshop June 12th where they discussed a proposed operating budget of just over $98-million. The budget is a 3.3% increase over the previous year.

The revenue is also expected to rise, with a 4.5% increase over this past year, coming in at $112.6-million according to estimations on tuitions and fees, state appropriations, and local taxes.

There will be a number of policies being submitted for updated approval, including Students Conduct with Weapons, Community Use of College District Facilities and the Conduct of the Premises, and Curriculum Design for Degrees and Certificates.

The Trustees will also adopt a resolution recognizing the 150th Anniversary of the Brenham Fire Department.

They will give authorization to administration to execute contracts for furniture, concession equipment, and fitness equipment for the new Kruse Center.

The meeting will be Tuesday at 6pm in the third floor board room of the administration building at 802 Green St in Brenham.