FY 2018 Budget Process
On Thursday evening at 7:00 pm, the regular School Board business meeting included another presentation on the Leadership Council's FY2018 budget proposal, including additional information on budget drivers and the loss of non-tax revenues, as well as a summary of realigned existing resources and requests for new investment.
Presentation slides are attached here; both meetings were filmed and will be available for viewing on the school website soon.
Attached is a presentation on the current state of instructional technology in our schools which was provided to the School Board in February of 2017 by Jennifer Lim, Director of Technology & Information Services for the Town and Schools. Streaming video of the entire meeting is available here: School Board Meeting February 16, 2017
School Board Meeting October 20, 2016.
"The last opportunity to submit questions for the Budget Forum will be "Noon" on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. If you miss the deadline please come to the Forum and submit your questions. We will do our best to answer all submissions."
The FY 2018 Budget Forum is scheduled for April 26, 2017 at the Wentworth School cafeteria at 7:00 PM. This event is an opportunity for the Town and School Finance Committees to present brief overviews of their respective, proposed budgets, then participate in a Q & A with the public.
The Budget Forum Format survey is now closed. Special thanks to all who participated! Click the link below to view the results of the survey.
The Joint Town Council/School Board Finance Committee was established in 2015 to facilitate greater Town/School collaboration both during the budget building process and in other fiscal planning for the community as a whole. With the guiding principal of "One Town, One Budget", the Joint Committee has worked to encourage macro-level discussion of the issues facing Scarborough. The committee has made commitments over the past three years to:
Attached are the meeting norms adopted by the Joint Committee for the FY2017 budget development process.
The budget development process for the 2017-18 fiscal year has already begun! Once again this year, the Town Council and School Board Finance Committees have established a schedule of joint meetings to allow us to continue the important work of crafting a budget that serves all members of the Scarborough community. Many Town Council and School Board public meetings throughout the next few months will feature important budget discussions and information for the public. We encourage you to come and be involved! For more details please see both the FY2018 Budget Development Calendar and the FY2018 Department Budget Review Schedule attached here.
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