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The Pittsfield School Committee just approved a $73 million operating budget. Here's what's in the package

Students leaving Taconic High School entrance

The Pittsfield School Committee approved its fiscal 2023 operating budget in a vote of 6-0 on Wednesday night. The budget allocates most of its $73 million to staff salaries, rising transportation and material costs and a program to end the student athletic fee.

PITTSFIELD — The Pittsfield Public School Committee voted 6-0 on Monday to approve a $73 million operating budget for fiscal year 2023, increasing its funding request from the city by more than $5.08 million. Committee member Mark Brazeau was absent from the meeting.

The budget will next come before the City Council, during its first June meeting, for a final approval as part of the larger city budgeting process.



Meg Britton-Mehlisch can be reached at mbritton@berkshireeagle.com or 413-496-6149.

Pittsfield Reporter

Meg Britton-Mehlisch is the Pittsfield reporter for The Berkshire Eagle. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, she previously worked at the Prior Lake American and its sister publications under the Southwest News Media umbrella in Savage, Minnesota.

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