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May 14, 2019 Board of Education Annual Budget Hearing Meeting Minutes – Approved

Central Valley School District Board of Education – Annual Budget Hearing
May 14, 2019   7:00 p.m.

The Board of Education’s Annual Budget Hearing was called to order by President Kelly Rowland, at 7:00 p.m., in the LGI room at Central Valley Academy.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all those present.

Members Present

  • Kelly Rowland, Pres.
  • Kristen Rich, V. Pres.
  • Travis Costin
  • Matt Darrow
  • Jonah Levi
  • Jane North

Members Absent

  • Maggie Wesolowski

Staff Present

  • Jeremy M. Rich, Supt.
  • Jim Humphrey
  • Garrett Olds
  • Ken Long

Guests Present

  •   Jason Sanchez


Proposed 2019-2020 Budget

Mr. Humphrey presented a PowerPoint on the proposed 2019-2020 budget.  The proposal of $51,949,184 represents a $0 tax levy increase over last year’s budget.

The Board reviewed a budget and property tax history from 2013-2014 through present.  The proposed budget is made up of three areas which include Program (64.49%), Capital (25.33%), and Administrative (10.18%).  Revenues are made up of state aid, property taxes, fund balance and other. Expenditures include general support, instruction, pupil transportation, debt service, employee benefits, and interfund transfers.

Budget documents are available for residents to review online, in school offices, and in the local libraries.

(Copy of information on file in District Clerk’s files.)


There was no public comment this evening.


Mr. Humphrey reported that voting will take place on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, from 12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m. in the Small Gym at Central Valley Academy.  In addition to the proposed budget, voters will be asked to elect three members to three-year terms on the Board of Education.


On a motion made by Mr. Darrow, seconded by Mr. Levi, the Board entered into an Executive Session at 7:35 p.m. for the purpose of discussing the following.  Motion carried 6-0.

  • The medical, financial, credit or employment history of a particular person or corporation or matters leading to the appointment, employment, promotion, demotion, discipline, suspension, dismissal or removal of a particular person or corporation.
  • Mrs. Rowland reported that the Board anticipated taking action after completion of the Executive Session.
  • The Board was called out of their Executive Session at 8:32 p.m. by President Rowland.


Return of Unused Emergency Day

  • Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Jeremy M. Rich, on a motion made by Mrs. North, seconded by Mr. Darrow, the Board approved the return of an unused emergency day to be given to all staff on Friday, May 24, 2019.  The District will be closed for all students and employees on this day.  It was noted that this action is non-precedent setting.  Motion carried 6-0.


On a motion made by Mr. Levi, seconded by Mr. Darrow, the Board adjourned at 8:36 p.m.  Motion carried 6-0.

Marsha Griffith
District Clerk, Board of Education

Minutes taken by James Humphrey in absence of District Clerk