School Committee Release Details On FY20 Budget Process Chair Challenges Residents To

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Last month, school officials announced key dates in the schedule for developing of the district’s FY20 budget.Assistant Superintendent Paul Ruggiero noted his office was currently closing the books on the FY18 budget, in the middle of the FY19 budget, and beginning to plan the FY20 budget.Key dates from his memo include:October 2018 — School Committee discusses budget priorities.October 5, 2018 — FY 20 Budget materials sent to Leadership Team.October 26, 2018 — FY20 Budget materials due to the Central Office.October 26, 2018 – November 8, 2018 — Materials reviewed and entered into the budget in the “FY20 Proposed Budget” column.November 7, 2018 — Central Office Review with Budget Managers: ELL, Middle School, High School, Athletics, Early Childhood, Elementary Schools, Intermediate SchoolsNovember 8, 2018 — Central Office Review with Budget Managers: Health Services, Music/Art/PE, PreK-5 Literacy Specialist, Assistant Superintendent, Technology & Student Support ServicesNovember 9, 2018 – December 5, 2018 — Budget presentation prepared for School Committee Budget Meeting on December 12December 12, 2018 — Preliminary Budget Presentation to the School CommitteeDecember 14, 2018 — Compile Facility Repair & Improvement Requests, Send To George Hooper, DPW & Jeff HullDecember & January — Budget Deliberations with School CommitteeDecember & January — Create Warrant Articles for Capital ItemsJanuary — Budget books completed & sent to Administrative TeamJanuary — Budget books & materials sent to School CommitteeJanuary — Present Superintendent’s Recommended FY20 Budget to School CommitteeJanuary 28, 2019 — Town Manager’s Budget PresentationFebruary 2019 — School Committee Budget DeliberationFebruary 13, 2019 — Public Hearing on the FY20 Budget at School Committee MeetingMarch 2019 — Meeting with Finance CommitteeMay 4, 2019 — Annual Town Meeting“This schedule is very similar to what you’ve seen in prior years,” noted Ruggiero.“I’ve highlighted February 13 — the public hearing on FY20 budget,” said School Committee Chair Julie Broussard. “We’ve never had anyone come. This is the one opportunity a year where’s it’s a public hearing and people can participate and ask questions [about the schools’ budgets]. That’s my challenge to the community — be here on February 13.”Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedSCHOOL COMMITTEE NOTEBOOK: 5 Things That Happened At Recent School Committee MeetingIn “Education”SCHOOL COMMITTEE NEWS: 5 Things That Happened At This Week’s MeetingIn “Education”Wilmington School System Receives $20K State Grant For Safety & Security UpgradesIn “Education”last_img

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