Letter to the editor
September 28, 2018
The Ekalaka Board of Trustees recently authorized the purchase of a new activity bus and high school bleachers. Both decisions were based upon the professional opinion of many stakeholders with respect to safety and operational efficiency.
The Bus Depreciation Fund is a Special Revenue Fund, meaning that it is legally restricted to expenditures for specific purposes. Authorized by MCA 20-110-147, the Bus Depreciation Fund can only be used for adding, replacing or equipping buses. Our current activity bus needed to be replaced, as our students’ safety as they travel throughout Montana is...