Calling it an "incredibly exciting fiscal roadmap," the President of Lewis and Clark Community College has presented the budget for Fiscal Year 2020. It's a budget that comes in at $32.6-million, and represents a decrease of 2.7%. And there i a major renovation project included.

College President Dr. Dale Chapman says the new budget includes money from the state that will be put to use rehabbing one of the campus' main buildings.

 

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There is also money for other construction and restoration projects, like a greenhouse and the day care center. Chapman notes the faculty and staff has done an "amazing job" in securing grant and contracts to fund services, innovation, and research, construction expansion, and lifts the burden off of area taxpayers. A public hearing on the budget will be held at 6:45pm on July 9 in the Trimpe Building Atrium.

 

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