Area School District Recognized by State Auditor for PIE Program Participation

State Auditor Rob Sand today (Mon) recognized counties, cities, and school districts across Iowa for participating in the Public Innovations and Efficiencies, or PIE, program.

Sioux Central was named the runner-up for Best Performing 3A Community School District. Auditor Sand will hand-deliver a pie to officials in the winning communities at a later date.

Sand created the PIE program is 2019 to encourage governmental entities to implement cost-cutting measures and spark innovative ideas to save public funds. The PIE program also provides local leaders with tools to collaborate and share their concepts, known as PIE recipes, via the Auditor of State website.

PIE participation in Iowa has increased by more than 55-percent in the last year. 84 counties and 310 cities submitted entries in 2021, and for the first time, 121 school districts participated in the program.



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