The Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board took a first look last week at its 2022-2023 budget and decided it could probably spend a little more and raise a little less revenue as it still has more than $4 million in reserves. Next year, the district anticipates bringing in about $14.24 million in revenue, while spending a little more than $15 million.

Despite the board’s efforts to spend down its surplus this past two years, the district hasn’t actually succeeded..