With an ever tightening budget, Webster Parish School Board members and the superintendent of schools must still carry out the duties of the district, which means travel expenses.

Those expenses appear to be well within their spending limits over the last few years.

Board members are allowed gas mileage to go board meetings, travel to and from conferences and workshops and registration fees. Finance Director Crevonne Odom said they are allotted $10,000 annually for such costs, which equates to about $833 per board member.

“Some board members may go over their allocation, but the main objective is not to go over


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