Proposed Budget

 

At the January 13, 2016 Board of Education meeting, the Superintendent presented his FY 2017 Proposed Operating Budget.

The presentation is available here.

The Superintent's Proposed 2015-2016 Operating Budget Summary is also available.

Superintendent's Proposed FY2017 Operating Budget
Superintendent's Proposed FY2017 Operating Budget Summary
Superintendent's Proposed FY2017 Operating Budget Presentation

The dates for public presentation, review, and input to the Operating Budget
for Carroll County Public Schools System
 for the 2016-2017 school year are listed below:

  • Wednesday, January 13, 2016. 4:00 p.m. Presentation of Superintendent's Proposed FY 2016 Operating Budget during the Board of Education Meeting.
    Charles I. Ecker Boardroom, Board of Education Offices.
     
  • Wednesday, January 27, 2016. 6:00 p.m. Public Hearing with citizen participation. Board Work Session on the FY 2016 Budget (without citizen participation) immediately following the public hearing.
    Charles I Ecker Boardroom, Board of Education Offices.

     
  • Tuesday, February 3, 2016. 7:00 p.m. Public Hearing with citizen participation.
    South Carroll High School.
     
  • Wednesday, February 24, 2016. 4:00 p.m. Adoption of the Board of Education's Proposed FY 2016 Budget during Board of Education Meeting. 
    Charles I Ecker Boardroom, Board of Education Offices.
  • Wednesday, May 4, 2016. 3:00 p.m. (Tentative date.) Board Work Session (without citizen participation). Charles I. Ecker Boardroom, Board of Education Offices.
     
  • Wednesday, May 11, 2016. 4:00 p.m. (Tentative date.) Adoption of FY 2017 Budget during Board of Education Meeting. Charles I. Ecker Boardroom, Board of Education Offices.

To ensure adequate time to address all budget topics, the Superintendent will be observing the following guidelines during Citizen Participation
at the public hearings:

  • Citizens will be given up to three minutes to speak.
  • The Superintendent reserves the right to limit testimony on each budget item to five speakers. This will allow time for public comment
    on all budget topics.
  • Citizens may not display signs or posters. In lieu of signs, individuals are encouraged to submit written comments to the Board
    and the Superintendent.
     

Other important dates include:

  • March 1 - Budget request due to County Commissioners for review.
  • April - Presentation of budget to Commissioners.
  • May - County public hearing.
  • May - Board of Education approves budget categories.

Persons needing auxiliary aids and services for communication should contact the Office of Community and Media Relations at 410-751-3020 or publicinfo@carrollk12.org, or write to Carroll County Public Schools, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157. Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, use Relay or 7-1-1. Please contact the school system at least one (1) week in advance of the date the special accommodation is needed.