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School Board of Clay County
Teacher Training Center - Fleming Island High School 2233 Village Square Parkway
July 21, 2016 - Special School Board Meeting
Date: Jul 21 2016 (3:30 P.M.)
Call to Order
1. Attendance

Present:  Janice Kerekes, Dist 1; Carol Studdard, Dist 2; Betsy Condon, Dist 3; Johnna McKinnon, Dis 4; Ashley Gilhousen, Dist, 5.

Agenda Items
2. Review 2015-2016 Final Estimated Budget
2016 July 21 Budget Presentation Final.pdf

Dr. Susan Legutko, Assistant Superintendent for Business Affairs, stated the purpose of this meeting is to ask for approval to advertise the 2016-2017 tentative budget and notice the public of the first public hearing on the budget scheduled for August 2, 2016.  The unassigned Fund Balance as of June 30, 2016 was $13, 324,872 or 3.02%. 

3. Review 2016-2017 Tentative Budget for all Funds
2016 July 21 Budget Summary 2016-17.pdf
2016 July 21 Budget Presentation Final.pdf

Dr. Legutko used the attached PowerPoint to review all Funds and reported on the proposed revenues and expenditures for 2016-2017.   The proposed annual budget is $346,170,495.  The Unassigned Fund Balance for June 30, 2017 is estimated at $11,069,027 or 4.00%.

4. Review Tentative 2016/17 - 2020/21 Educational Facilities Plan
EFP Draft 2016-17.pdf

John Merrill, Assistant Superintendent for Support Services, presented the 2016-2017 Educational Facilities Plan and highlighted several areas showing increases in student populations.  There are no new schools proposed in the five-year Plan; however, in Years 6-10  three new schools are in the Plan.  He discussed projected school enrollments and capacity.  In the Transportation area, he reported the Plan includes the purchase of 19 new regular education buses, and 8 new ESE buses.  Educational Impact Fees will generate $5.5 million in 2016-2017.  Mr. Merrill stressed that this revenue can only be spent to accommodate growth.

5. Advertisement for the 2016-2017 Tentative Budget and Millages
2016 July 21 Budget Summary Advertisement.pdf

Dr. Legutko reported that the district will advertise a proposed tax decrease of .375% for 2016-2017.  The appropriate notices will be advertised to include the following tentative millage rates for 2016-2017 fiscal year:   Local Required Effort 4.514; Discretionary Operating Levy 0.748 Mills; Capital Outlay Projects 1.500 Mills; Total Proposed Millage 6.762 Mills; and to set a public hearing on the 2016-2017 tentative budget for Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at 5:01 p.m. at the Teacher Training Center at Fleming Island High School.

Motion to approve the advertisement for the 2016-2017 Tentative Budget and Millages.
- Approved
Vote Results
Motion: Ashley Gilhousen
Second: Janice Kerekes
Janice Kerekes - Aye
Carol Studdard - Aye
Betsy Condon - Aye
Johnna McKinnon - Aye
Ashley Gilhousen - Aye
Presentations from the Audience
6. Public Comments

There were none.

Superintendent Comments

There were none.

School Board Comments

There  were none.

Adjournment  (5:10 p.m.)
Superintendent of Schools School Board Chairman