BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES

 

The Budget Committee meeting of Lane County School District #40, Creswell, Oregon was held Wednesday, May 16, 2007 beginning at 6:35 p.m. at the Creswell School District Office Boardroom, 998 West A Street, Creswell, Oregon, 97426, with Chair Lonn Robertson presiding.

 

BUDGET COMMITTEE MEMBERS PRESENT IN ADDITION TO CHAIR ROBERTSON:

Ron Blatch

David Case

Gary Clark

Garry Cruzan

David Eusted

Barbara Jenkins

Lee Kounovsky

Brad Litchfield

John Sells

Kathy Thompson

 

BUDGET COMMITTEE MEMBERS NOT PRESENT:

Don Ehrich

Anne Freske

Ken Leatherman

 

 

ALSO PRESENT: Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent

Jennifer Heiss, Business Manager

Ellen Adler, Director of Special Education/NCLB

Joel Higdon, Technology Director

Jacque Robertson, Creslane Elementary Principal

Shirley Burrus, CMS Principal

Jan Ophus, CHS Principal

Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary

Gini Davis, The Chronicle

CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by Vice-Chair Lonn Robertson at 6:35 P.M.

 

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01.    Action, establish a quorum

A quorum of the board was present.

 

02.    Pledge of Allegiance

 

 

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS AND PRESS

 

03. Any visitor wishing to address the Budget board is asked to fill out a form found at the room entrance and to give the completed information to the Board Chair. Other visitors are asked to sign in.

 

APPROVE AGENDA

 

04. Action approve agenda/add items

Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the agenda as presented. Mr. Clark seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

ELECTIONS

 

05.                Action, election of 2007-08 Budget Board Chair and Secretary

Mr. Clark nominated Dr. Robertson as budget board chair. Mrs. Thompson seconded. There were no other nominations and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Dr. Robertson assumed the duties of budget board chair.

 

Mrs. Thompson nominated Mr. Litchfield as budget board vice-chair. Mr. Clark seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Mrs. Jenkins nominated herself as budget board secretary. Mr. Litchfield seconded and THE NOMINATION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

NEW BUSINESS

06.                Information, budget message, Dr. Stuber, Superintendent

Dr. Stuber referred to the budget document for his message.

07.                Information, presentation of budget revenues, Mrs. Heiss,

Business Manager

Mrs. Heiss reviewed the projected general fund revenues, special revenue funds and other funds for the budget committee members.

 

 

 

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08.                Information, presentation of expenditures, Mrs. Heiss, Business Manager

Mrs. Heiss distributed revised function and object summary pages and reviewed expenditures.

 

09.                Discussion, revenues/expenditures

There was discussion regarding revenues and expenditures for the 2007-2008 budget.

 

10. Action, Budget board recommendations to Creswell School Board

Mrs. Jenkins moved to approve and recommend the proposed 2007-2008

Budget in the amount of $30,050,336 to the Creswell School Board and assess the permanent tax rate at $4.6426 per thousand. Mr. Litchfield seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

 

 

 

 

Adjournment

 

The meeting adjourned at 7:48 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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Budget Committee Chair

 

 

 

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Budget Committee Secretary

 

 

 

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Superintendent