Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 12/17/15


Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) Budget Presentation

The Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) budget process begins with the presentation of the Superintendent’s Recommended FY17 Budget.   The Superintendent’s Recommended FY17 Budget is essentially a “level-service” budget, which is the funding necessary to maintain the District’s current levels of staffing and programs.  The Superintendent’s Recommended Budget request for FY17 is $30,166,532, which is an increase to the District’s Gross Operating Budget of $823,421 or 2.81% over FY16.  This amount will allow us to maintain, evaluate and strengthen the progress that we have made over the past three years in the implementation of a middle school teaming model, full-day kindergarten, the 1:1 technology initiative at HWRHS, curriculum coordinators in Elementary English Language Arts and Mathematics and a District-Wide Maintenance team. The Recommended FY17 Budget also supports the District and School Committee’s Goal of implementing the Master Plan through dedicating funds to engage a design firm to bring our vision of a school…

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