DENVILLE, NJ — The Denville Township Board of Education unanimously adopted the annual budget for the 2021-22 school year during its April 26 meeting.
The 2021-22 budget amounts to $38,342,427, which is $2,145,780 more than last year’s. The school tax rate will be $1.05 per $1,000, compared to last year’s of $1.03 per $1,000.
The average township house has been assessed at $408,000, with the average homeowner paying $83 in school taxes; a decrease of $18 from last year.
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The board expressed its pleasure in adopting the 2021-22 budget, as well as the number of school projects it covers.
“The Denville Board of Education wishes to thank the board members for their true effort in keeping the tax impact at a possible minimum of 0.51 percent (K-8th grade) for the 2021-22 school year,” said Damaris Gurowsky, Denville Schools business administrator.
“The board managed to keep a lower tax impact to the local taxpayers for 2021-22 and at the same time continue to offer the best academic programs. The district also included funding for building repairs and upgrades, 60,000 square feet of roofing will be replaced at Lakeview and HVAC replacement at Riverview among other needed projects district-wide.”
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