Purpose

The District Budget Advisory Committee (DBAC) makes budget recommendations to the Superintendent and the School Board on the overall allocation of available funds in support of District General Fund programs. The Committee takes into account revenue forecasts, projected fund balance, and the equitable distribution of resources. The Committee will review all pertinent financial and operational information, as required, in order to make informed recommendations consistent with the long-term goals and priorities of the District.

Basis for Establishment

The Committee was created in an effort to bring transparency to our budget process and provide a channel for feedback from stakeholders (teachers, staff, students, parents, community).

Committee Type

The District Budget Advisory Committee is a Standing Committee that is approved to do specific work over time, it does not dissolve.

Meeting Information

The Committee meets yearly January – May.

  • January 10, 2010 – Budget Savings Plan
  • January 26, 2010 – Budget Savings Plan
  • February 25, 2010 – Superintendent reports to DBAC on budget savings plan
  • March 25, 2010 – Committee role/responsibilities; finance 101; state budget update
  • April 15, 2010 – Enrollment projections; housekeeping budget; state budget update
  • April 22, 2010 – Baseline certificated/classified staffing; districtwide support committee; instructional support committee
  • May 13, 2010 – I-728; fund balance; next year’s revenue; above baseline requests; clean up
  • May 20, 2010 – One-half day deliberations
  • May 27, 2010 – Superintendent reports to DBAC

Committee Members

  • Voting Members:
    Elementary School Administrator
    Middle School Administrator
    High School Administrator
    5 Teachers selected by BEA
    4 Classified (Transportation, Maintenance, Food Service, Secretarial and Building Support, Exempt)
    3 Parents (Elementary, Middle, High)
    2 High School Students
  • Ex-officio (non-voting):
    Business and Finance Manager – Chair
    Superintendent
    Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations
    Deputy Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction
    Executive Director of School Administration
    Aspiring Educational Leaders

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