1. Budget Considerations for 2009-2010
Mr. Van Zant, Board Chairman, provided a Powerpoint presentation and reviewed the following budget areas: 1) Amendment One, that lowered property tax revenue; 2) Declining enrollment, that lowers FTE funding; 3) District office staff is 2.5% less than 10 years ago; 4) Federal Stimulus money is non-recurring funds and comes with "strings attached" on spending.
The Board and staff reviewed the Potential Budget Cuts document and Remaining Potential Budget Cuts to be Considered.
|DISCUSSION ONLY||- |
2. Approve Staff Allocations for the 2009-2010 School Year
Attachment: Allocation Document 2009-2010.pdf
Superintendent Wortham clarified the allocation process and gave the rationale for the cuts. Mrs. Adams, Deputy Superintendent, added further information about our declining enrollment and it's effect on school allocations. The following topics were discussed by the School Board: class size impact, resource programs, substitutes, classroom aides, custodians, cafeteria workers and transportation. Attendees (22) spoke to the Board on behalf of the Staff Allocation cuts.
|Approve Staff Allocations as submitted.||- PASS|
|Motion: Carol Vallencourt|
|Second: Lisa Graham|
|Frank Farrell||- Aye|
|Lisa Graham||- Aye|
|Carol Studdard||- Aye|
|Carol Vallencourt||- Aye|
|Charlie VanZant||- Aye|