Ashland School Board - Minutes     
Monday, January 24, 2005

Work Session Minutes

Ashland School District No. 5, Jackson County, Oregon - The Board of Directors met in a work session on January 24, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. in the District Board Room.  Present were: 


Amy Amrhein            )            Chair


Chuck Keil            )

Sheryl Lipski            )          

Terry Littleton            )            Board Members                     

Heidi Parker)


Juli Di Chiro, Superintendent

Loren Luman, Business Manager

Rick Barth, Budget Committee Member

Carol Davis, Budget Committee Member

Andy Dungan, Budget Committee Member

Keith Massey, Budget Committee Member

Arthur Reynolds, Budget Committee Member

Community Members

Media Representative


I.          Call to Order


            The meeting was called to order at 7:02 p.m. by Chair Amrhein.


II.         Roll Check


            A roll of the board was taken and all members were present.


III.       Review District Financial Status and Possible Budget Goals for the 2005-06 School Year


Loren Luman reviewed the state funding formula as well as the projected revenues and budget expenditures for this school year.  Negative impacts on next year’s proposed budget include increased PERS rates, employee step movements and wage increases, and health insurance increases.  Mr. Luman reviewed potential savings for next year.  He also presented a new budget formatting which will reduce the staff time required for budget development. Discussion was held regarding the sale or lease of the Lincoln School site.  It was suggested that the district maximize the money but keep the site in the educational field.  It was also suggested that the district review all of its properties and consider selling slices throughout the district.


Director Keil discussed the next bond and development of a bond committee.  He further discussed the local option tax.


IV.            Adjournment


              There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:48 p.m.


Jeanne Peterson, Executive Secretary


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