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JCCC trustees approve the college’s 2014-2015 operating budget


JCCC trustees approve the college’s 2014-2015 operating budget

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – At their monthly meeting May 8, the Johnson County Community College board of trustees approved the college’s 2014-2015 primary operating budget of $140,107,726.The college’s 2013-2014 primary operating budget was $137,701,764.

The 2014-2015 budget was built on these assumptions:

  • The college will see a 5.5 percent increase in assessed valuation from the county and no change in funding from the state. Motor vehicle revenue will remain unchanged.
  • The mill levy rate will decrease by 0.1.
  • Tuition rates will increase $3 per credit hour for in-state students and $8 per credit hour for out-of-state students.
  • Credit hours for FY 2015 will be the same as projected for FY 2014.
  • Expense budgets will include a $3.7 million reduction in salaries and benefits before raises of 2.5 percent and other adjustments are applied.
  • Capital expense in the general fund will be increased by $2.7 million and reduced in the capital outlay fund by $1 million. Included in the $2.7 million in general fund capital expenses are certain one-time remodeling projects totaling $1.7 million.

JCCC staff and faculty have been working on the college’s 2014-2015 budget since November 2013. The college’s 2014-2015 legal budget will be approved by the board and filed with the county in August.