School District 20 board approves busing fees

Kootenay-Columbia School District 20 approved the new district busing fees and low income waivers for the fees.

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The School District 20 board of trustees approved the busing fees schedule at a meeting on Monday night.

Fees vary depending on the number of children in a household and when parents register online.

There’s also a payment plan available, with a total of ten payments to be made. The first must be made between June 15 and July 31, and the other nine will need to be made between the end of August and the end of April 2017.

Number of students in family Register by June 15 Register between June 15 and July 31 Register after July 31 Payment plan, between June 15 and July 31 (10 payments)
1 $185 $200 $225 $20
2 $370 $400 $450 $40
3 or more $480 $500 $575 $50

Trustees also approved a low income waiver form for the new busing fees.

The income requirements to have the fees waived are based on Statistics Canada’s low income thresholds.

Household member 2 3 4 5 6 7 or more
Gross income under $19,966 $24,545 $29,802 $33,800 $38,122 $42,443

 

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