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East County school districts release proposed budgets

East County school districts have scheduled the following meetings on their proposed budgets for 2007-08.

Gresham-Barlow

A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Gresham-Barlow School District is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in the Partnership Room of the Center for Advanced Learning, 1484 N.W. Civic Drive, Gresham. An additional budget committee meeting will be held to take public comment in the same location at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10. Any person may appear at the May 10 meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the budget committee.

A copy of the budget may be inspected or obtained on or after Thursday, April 26, at the Gresham-Barlow School District office, 1331 N.W. Eastman Parkway, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Centennial

The proposed budget and budget message are posted on the district's Web site, www.centennial.k12.or.us.

The second meeting of the Centennial School District Budget Committee will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at the Centennial School District Office, 18135 S.E. Brooklyn St., Gresham.

Comments or suggestions from the public may be made by e-mailing budget@centennial

.k12.or.us.

Reynolds

Public meetings of the Budget Committee of the Reynolds School District to discuss the 2007-08 budget will be held in the Multipurpose Room of Reynolds High School, 1698 S.W. Cherry Park Road, Troutdale, at 6 p.m. Monday, April 23, and at 6 p.m. Monday, April 30. If needed, additional dates may be scheduled in May. Any person may appear at these meetings and discuss proposed programs with the Budget Committee.

A copy of the budget document may be inspected or purchased on or after Monday, April 23, at Reynolds School District Administration Office, 1204 N.E. 201st Ave., Fairview, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Corbett

The Corbett School District has scheduled its next budget committee meeting for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, in the grade school Board Room, 35800 E. Historic Columbia River Highway.

The budget should receive tentative approval at that time, according to the district. Final budget approval is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, in the Corbett Elementary School Board Room. Comments from the public may be made at either meeting.