Boston reduced its FY21 budget by $17.0M (0.5%) from $3.612B to $3.595B, necessitated by the pandemic’s economic impact.
Boston’s assessed property values continue on a decade long trend of growth, rising 8.2% over last year.
Applications now being accepted for School Committee Opening – Apply by January 29th
The Boston Public Schools ended FY20 on target, with a surplus of $1,835. Triggered by a spending freeze on all non-essential items, BPS was able to shift non-salary resources to cover increased salary costs.