Finance, Facilities & Technology

    Committee Charge

    Engage the full Board in establishing budget priorities for the 2016-17 school year that are in line with appropriate revenue estimates;

    Identify the Strategies within the Strategic Direction that are related to the District’s facilities, finances, and technology infrastructure;

    Develop a list of current issues & challenges related to the District’s facilities, finances and technology infrastructure that should be addressed by the Strategic Action Plans;

    Support the development of the District’s Strategic Action Plans that encompass the District’s facilities, finances, and technology infrastructure. 

    (For 2016-2017 school year, engage the full Board in identifying the Strategic Action Plans for which monitoring should be defined by the FFT committee);

    (For 2016-2017 school year, define the scope and metrics for monitoring reports for Strategic Action Plans assigned to the FFT committee);

    Request on the Board’s behalf, analyses, presentations and monitoring reports focusing on the budget priorities or other topics related to the budget, including, but not limited to, a five-year financial projection to guide both the 2016-17 and long-range budget planning processes;

    Ensure that the analyses to project revenues, expenditures, savings and other data that will influence the budget are understandably and accurately presented to the public in a timely manner to maximize public engagement in the budget process;

    Manage the budget approval process with the full Board;

    Ensure budget-related line items and bonding levels are appropriate to address the district's facility’s needs, are fiscally responsible and are aligned to District Goals and policies; (add for 2016-17: and Strategic Action Plans)

    Update the Board of School Estimate on the budgeting process and priorities for the 2016-2017 school year and the progress of district facility projects;

    Recommend to the Board those priorities, actions and budgets necessary for the proper care, maintenance, and security of district properties to ensure an environment that supports educational excellence and equity (add for 2016-17: the Strategic Direction and Strategic Action Plans,) both in the near and long term, and preserve the community investment.

    Recommend standards to the full board by which to monitor and communicate the status of all district real properties, their cleanliness, maintenance, facility improvements safety, and security and hold the superintendent responsible for meeting the standards.

    (For years where additional bonding for capital improvements is anticipated: Prepare for approval by the full Board a long range capital improvement plan that identifies priorities and projects, supports public engagement, and gains the approval of the BSE.)

    Recommend to the Board those priorities, actions and budgets necessary to provide a technology infrastructure that effectively supports instruction and administration; (add for 20167-17: as outlined by the Strategic Action Plans)

    Accept and address other business referred to the Committee by the Board

    ApprovedFebruary 23, 2016 - Resolution #3389D


    Committee Annual Work Plan

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    Committee Members

    Ms. Elizabeth Daugherty, Chair

    Ms. Elizabeth Baker

    Mr. Chris Sabin

    Ms. Madhu Pai

    Ms. Cheryl Schneider

    Mr. Paul Roth



    Schedule of Meetings/Agendas

    Committee Notes

    July 13, 2016

    September 14, 2016

    October 11, 2016

    November 9, 2016

    December 14, 2016


    July 13, 2016

    August 17

    September 14, 2016

    November 9, 2016

    December 14, 2016



Last Modified on October 16, 2017