Begining June 18, the District 65 School Board approved funding to broadcast the Board’s Finance Committee meetings. The Board’s Policy Committee recommended that the Finance Committee meetings be broadcast to increase transparency and so the community would be better informed about the District’s financial decisions.
D65 will incur a one-time cost of approximately $30,000 to install equipment and reconfigure the meeting space where the videographer works. A substantial portion of that amount will be recouped due to efficiencies in video-taping the meetings. The annual cost to broadcast the meetings is expected to be between $2,500 and $3,000 per year.