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May 8, 2018 Board of Education Approved Annual Budget Hearing Minutes

Central Valley School District Board of Education – Annual Budget Hearing
May 8, 2018   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, Daniel LaLonde, Jane North, Fred Schell

Members Absent

Matt Darrow

Staff Present

Jeremy M. Rich, Supt., Fran LaPaglia, Jim Humphrey, Richard Keeler, Michele Pilla, Ken Long

Guests Present

Anne Schell, Paul Bryk, Maggie Wesolowski, Becky Dean


Proposed 2018-2019 Budget

Mr. Long presented a PowerPoint on the proposed 2018-2019 budget. The proposal of $47,500,000 represents a tax levy increase of $164,000 or 1.94% 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 (68.44%), Capital (20.53%), and Administrative (11.03%). 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. Long reported that voting will take place on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 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 two members to three-year terms on the Board of Education.


On a motion made by Mr. LaLonde, seconded by Mr. Schell, the Board adjourned their regular meeting at 7:20 p.m. Motion carried 6-0.

Marsha Griffith
District Clerk, Board of Education