Ashland School District No. 5, Jackson County, Oregon - The Budget Committee met in regular session on April 19, 2004, at 7:00 p.m. in the Ashland School District boardroom. Present were:
Amy Amrhein )
Chuck Keil )
Terry Littleton )
Heidi Parker ) Budget Committee Members
Carol Davis )
Andy Dungan )
Bruce Reynolds )
Jill Turner )
Juli Di Chiro, Superintendent
Loren Luman, Business Manager
Judy Kimball, Classified Representative
Sarah Cochran, Student Representative
Daniel Cazares, Certified Representative
Jeanne Peterson, Executive Secretary
I. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 7:08 p.m. by Jill Turner.
II. Roll Check
A roll of the Committee was taken and all members were present with the exception of John Schleining and Ellie Thivierge.
III. Appoint Presiding Officer
Chuck Keil nominated Jill Turner as Presiding Officer. Andy Dungan seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
IV. Budget Message (Executive Officer)
Juli Di Chiro presented the Executive Officer’s Message as outlined in the Budget Document.
Discussion was held regarding Student-Teacher Ratio. Chuck Keil suggested that we move toward a biennium budget process.
Juli Di Chiro and Loren Luman reviewed the Special Programs, the new insurance program for employees, and revenues.
Andy Dungan asked for a list of deferred budget items, and indicate what can be put into capital and what can be put into another bond issue.
Terry Littleton suggested changing certified employees to licensed employees in future documents.
Chuck Keil announced that he will be giving a report on the Local Option Levy at the regular board meeting of May 10, and all budget committee members were encouraged to listen to the report.
V. Schedule Meeting Dates and Times
The next meeting will be held on Monday, May 3, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. in the District Board Room. If needed a budget committee meeting will be held on Monday, May 10, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Ashland Council Chambers.
VI. Set Agenda for Next Meeting
The following topics will be addressed at the May 3 meeting:
Approve Minutes of April 19, 2004
Discuss Use of Facilities – Briscoe and Lincoln
Discuss Ideas to Generate Additional Revenue
Review List of Deferred Items
Confirm Next Meeting and Set Agenda
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.