- Associated Press - Thursday, July 17, 2014

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota’s attorney general says school districts are stuck with any budgeting mistakes they make and fail to correct before Oct. 10 of each year.

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says in a legal opinion that school districts can’t amend their budgets when a statutory deadline prohibits it, even if they are making the amendment because of a clerical or human error.

The opinion was written in response to a request made by McLean County State’s Attorney Ladd Erickson.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2021 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide