Board of Education Information
 
 
Finance, Facilities & Technology Committee
 

Committee Charge 2011-12 School Year:  (Approved September 19, 2011)

To serve in a steering role with regard to 2012-13 budget planning and passage by:

·         Working with the Superintendent to develop the budget calendar and engaging the full Board in establishing budget priorities aligned to the 2011-12 adopted district goals in line with appropriate revenue estimates;

·         Working with the Superintendent to engage the Board of School Estimate at an early stage and on an ongoing basis as described in the Superintendent’s March 2011 memorandum;

·         Working with the Superintendent to develop criteria for immediate and long-term budget priorities in line with district goals in recognition of our constrained budget environment ;

·         Requesting of the Superintendent, 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 three-year financial projection to guide both the 2012-13 and long-range budget planning processes;

·         Working with the Superintendent to 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;

·         Working with the Superintendent to manage the budget approval process with the full Board, Board of School Estimate and the general public;

·         Working with the Superintendent to ensure budget-related line items and bonding levels are appropriate to address the district's facilities’ needs, are fiscally responsible and are aligned to district goals and policies;

·         Updating the Board of School Estimate on the progress of district facility projects;

·         Accepting and addressing other business referred to the Committee by the Board.

 

In regard to facilities and technology, serve in the following roles:

·         Working with the superintendent to establish a reporting tool and standards by which to monitor and communicate the status of all district real properties, their cleanliness, maintenance, capital improvements and safety;

·         Working with the superintendent to recommend to the Board those priorities, actions and budgets necessary for the proper care and maintenance of district properties to ensure an environment that supports educational excellence, both in the near and long term, and to preserve the community investment. This work shall include preparation for an extension of the Long Range Capital Plan for the next 10 years;

·         Working with the superintendent to recommend to the Board those priorities, actions and budgets necessary to provide a technology infrastructure that effectively supports instruction and administration for the 21st century.

Role:  To develop the budget calendar, criteria for budget priorities in line with district goals, and analyses to project revenues, expenditures; engage the Board of School Estimate; ensure the development  and implementation of a long range capital plan; ensure effective use of technology.

Committee Annual Work Plan

Committee Members

Mr. Wayne Eastman, Chair

Mr. David Giles

Mr. Mark Gleason

Ms. Andrea Wren-Hardin

Staff:  Ms. Cheryl Schneider

          Mr. Paul Roth
          Ms. Suzanne Turner          

Schedule of Meetings

Agendas

Committee Notes

·         July 26, 2011

·         September 8, 2011

·         October 6, 2011

·         November 3, 2011

·         December 14, 2011

·         January 5, 2012

·         February 2, 2012

·         March 8, 2012

·         April 12, 2012

·         May 3, 2012

·         July 26, 2011

·         September 8, 2011

·         October 6, 2011

·         November 3, 2011

·         December 14 2011

·         January 5, 2012

·         February 2, 2012

·         March 8, 2012

·         April 12, 2012

·         May 3, 2012
·         May 22, 2012

·         July 26, 2011

·         September 8, 2011

·         October 6, 2011

·         November 3, 2011

·         December 14, 2011

·         January 5, 2012

·         February 2, 2012

·         March 8, 2012

·         April 12, 2012

·         May 3, 2012
·         May 22, 2012

 

Last Modified on November 16, 2012
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