Ashland School District No. 5, Jackson County, Oregon - The Budget Committee met in a regular session on Monday, May 21, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. in the Ashland School District Board Room. Present were:
Amy Patton )
Bill Anderson )
Rick Barth )
Chris Holzshu )
Keith Massie )
Traci Adams, Accountant
I. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 7:02 p.m. by Chair Barth.
II. Roll Check
A roll of the Committee was taken and all members were present with the exception of
III. Approve Minutes of May 8, 2007
The minutes of May 8, 2007, were accepted as presented.
IV. Updated Budget
The summary of proposed changes to the budget document was reviewed. Superintendent Di Chiro discussed funds totaling approximately $600,000 the Oregon Department of Education owes the Ashland School District from the 2005-06 school year. Generally, such corrections take place in the May payment. We have been told that we may not get this money until May of 2008. Superintendent Di Chiro is working to obtain this money in the July payment. The administration recommended increasing the budget appropriation in case those funds are received next year.
Keith Massie moved and Bill Anderson seconded that we budget an additional $200,000 for technology, $240,000 for textbooks, $60,000 for contingency, and increase the State School Fund revenue by $500,000. Committee members felt that the district should consider putting $200,000 in the 2008-09 budget. The motion passed with the following roll call vote: Amrhein – yes; Marr – no; Parker – no; Patton – yes;
V. AHS Metals Program – Discuss Schlecht – Metals Enrollment 03-04 to 06-07.
Enrollment for the Welding Program was reviewed, and the proposed reduction of this program will have the least impact on students as compared to other programs.
VI. Capital vs. Operating Budget Tradeoffs
VII. Detailed Budget Questions
There were no detailed questions remaining to be answered.
VIII. Collective Bargaining Results
IX. General Discussion
Following discussion, Bill Anderson moved and
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 9:04 p.m.