Board of Education Information
(NOTE:  At the August 27, 2012 Board Meeting, the Board approved the uniting of the Finance & Technology Committee with the Facilities Committee.  Agendas and notes moving forward can be found on the Finance, Facilities & Technology (FFT) Committee page.)
Finance & Technology Committee

Committee Charge 2012-2013 School Year: 

To serve in a steering role with regard to 2013-2014 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 2012-2013 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 2012 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 2013-2014 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.


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 effective use of technology.

Committee Annual Work Plan

Committee Members

Mr. Wayne Eastman, Chair

Mr. Jeffrey Bennett

Ms. Beth Daugherty

Mr. David Giles

Staff:  Ms. Cheryl Schneider

          Mr. Paul Roth

Schedule of Meetings/Agendas

Committee Notes

·         May 22, 2012

·         May 22, 2012

·         June 12, 2012 June 19, 2012

·         June 12, 2012 June 19, 2012


Last Modified on September 24, 2012
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