Policy DB-E

(Dates subject to change)

September/October

  • Principals and Directors meet with their schools/departments to review needs and develop preliminary budget requests

November

  • Administration meets with Principals/Directors to review needs and budget requests
  • School board holds public hearing on the budget

December

  • Administration consolidates, summarizes and prioritizes budget requests
  • Chief Financial Officer prepares preliminary budget of operating revenues and expenditures

January

  • Superintendent presents preliminary estimate of operating revenues, expenditures, and other budget requests to the school board
  • School board holds work session to review preliminary estimate of operating revenues, expenditures, and other budget requests
  • Superintendent presents City Manager with funding requests

February

  • School board receives updated revenue and expenditure figures
  • School board holds budget work session to review revenues and expenditure information based on final state and anticipated city revenue funding

March

  • School board holds public hearing on the budget
  • Administration presents operating revenues, expenditures, and other budget requests to City Council

April/May

  • Administration responds to questions posed by City Council regarding budget requests
  • School board awaits notification of City Council’s approval of the city budget

June

  • School board approves final budget and submits it to City Council

July

  • Adopted school budget is available online and in the School Administration Building