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1 1/7/2014 J. Yancey Budget Cuts School Presentation February 2009

2 1/7/2014 2J. Yancey Tonights Agenda This years cuts This years cuts Where we are today Where we are today What challenges are ahead What challenges are ahead How do we prepare for these challenges How do we prepare for these challenges Call to action Call to action

3 1/7/2014 3J. Yancey Budget Reduction What have we done this year? Date StudentsOperational budget Date StudentsOperational budget July ,798 $301,506,094 July ,798 $301,506,094 July ,083 $282,811,918 July ,083 $282,811,918 Jan ,004 $277,153,108 Jan ,004 $277,153,108 Special Session Reduction ($5,658,810) Special Session Reduction ($5,658,810) TOTAL CUTS $ 24,352,986

4 1/7/2014 4J. Yancey How Did This Happen? Decreased State Sales Tax Revenue (state funding declined by 7.17%) Decreased State Sales Tax Revenue (state funding declined by 7.17%) Class Size Reduction Amendment Class Size Reduction Amendment Amendment 1 – Property Tax Relief Amendment 1 – Property Tax Relief Housing market decline = lower property values Housing market decline = lower property values Growth decline Growth decline Increased cost of electricity, diesel, and other utility costs Increased cost of electricity, diesel, and other utility costs

5 1/7/2014 5J. Yancey Budget Goals 1. Minimize impact on students in the classroom 2. No personnel layoffs

6 1/7/2014 6J. Yancey Budget Solutions Froze all open positions Froze all open positions Reduced department spending Reduced department spending Implemented 4-day summer work week Implemented 4-day summer work week Consolidated summer program locations Consolidated summer program locations Eliminated optional summer programs, including Summer Teaching Academy Eliminated optional summer programs, including Summer Teaching Academy Reduced county-level dept. budgets Reduced county-level dept. budgets Reduced school budgets Reduced school budgets

7 1/7/2014 7J. Yancey Budget Solutions (contd) Closed open purchase orders Closed open purchase orders Reduced capital purchases Reduced capital purchases Deferred bus purchases Deferred bus purchases Transferred Grounds crews to warehouse Transferred Grounds crews to warehouse Transferred $4.3 million from capital fund to operational budget for school maintenance Transferred $4.3 million from capital fund to operational budget for school maintenance Reduced technology purchases and contracts Reduced technology purchases and contracts

8 1/7/2014 8J. Yancey Budget Solutions (contd) Eliminated most out-of-county travel Eliminated most out-of-county travel Deferred purchase of AR Enterprise Deferred purchase of AR Enterprise Reduced substitute budget Reduced substitute budget Eliminated Truancy Center Eliminated Truancy Center Eliminated 1 st & 2 nd grade standardized testing Eliminated 1 st & 2 nd grade standardized testing Reduced TERMS maintenance costs Reduced TERMS maintenance costs

9 1/7/2014 9J. Yancey Budget Solutions Transportation Eliminated district-funded field trips Eliminated district-funded field trips Eliminated transportation to MRMC Eliminated transportation to MRMC Unfunded units for 76 bus drivers and 60 aides Unfunded units for 76 bus drivers and 60 aides Eliminated Courtesy bus rides under 2 miles and Magnet routes (secondary only) Eliminated Courtesy bus rides under 2 miles and Magnet routes (secondary only) Added Liberty & Collier Bus Compounds Added Liberty & Collier Bus Compounds Consolidated summer programs and ESY for ESE Consolidated summer programs and ESY for ESE

10 1/7/ J. Yancey Energy Savings for Shutdown computers daily Shutdown computers daily Shut off A/C at 4 pm Shut off A/C at 4 pm Mandatory shutdown at Christmas and Spring Break (cost avoidance) Mandatory shutdown at Christmas and Spring Break (cost avoidance)

11 1/7/ J. Yancey Operational Services Reductions Combined head 8 th Street/Osceola, BMS/BHS, DHS/DES Combined head 8 th Street/Osceola, BMS/BHS, DHS/DES Outsourced custodial services Outsourced custodial services Eliminated one custodian at each HS Eliminated one custodian at each HS Food service reimbursed district for dumpsters Food service reimbursed district for dumpsters Reduced portable moves Reduced portable moves

12 1/7/ J. Yancey Operational Services Reductions (contd) Reduced overtime Reduced overtime Concentrated staff on Safety and ADA issues Concentrated staff on Safety and ADA issues Used in-house maintenance instead of contracted services Used in-house maintenance instead of contracted services

13 1/7/ J. Yancey School Budget Reductions Unfunded 88.9 unfilled units Unfunded 88.9 unfilled units Growth units Growth units Middle School remediation Middle School remediation Cut SAI After-School programs for Secondary Schools Cut SAI After-School programs for Secondary Schools Cut Renaissance Dollars Cut Renaissance Dollars Changed the formula for HS media specialists and flex units Changed the formula for HS media specialists and flex units

14 1/7/ J. Yancey District Level Budget Cuts Cut 49 positions from business operations staff Cut 49 positions from business operations staff Moved 22 district level administrators and district personnel back to schools Moved 22 district level administrators and district personnel back to schools Eliminated Peer Teacher Supplements Eliminated Peer Teacher Supplements Drop participation in Crown Consortium Drop participation in Crown Consortium Eliminated Infinity alternative school Eliminated Infinity alternative school

15 1/7/ J. Yancey Frozen Budget Items SRO spending SRO spending Salaries for all personnel Salaries for all personnel Health Insurance Health Insurance

16 1/7/ J. Yancey Where are we today? Balanced budget for this school year Balanced budget for this school year Minimized impact on students in the classroom Minimized impact on students in the classroom Avoided layoffs Avoided layoffs

17 1/7/ J. Yancey What challenges are ahead ? Anticipate additional 12% cut = Anticipate additional 12% cut = $33 million 19% reduction in just two years for operational expenses 19% reduction in just two years for operational expenses

18 1/7/ J. Yancey How do we prepare to meet these challenges? Reduce district and school staff Reduce district and school staff Reduce support services Reduce support services Reorganize and/or reduce number of schools Reorganize and/or reduce number of schools Modify services to students inside and outside the classroom Modify services to students inside and outside the classroom

19 1/7/ J. Yancey District Level Anticipated Cuts Reduce salaries for district and 12-month employees (unpaid days) Reduce salaries for district and 12-month employees (unpaid days) Eliminate all supplements for all district staff and school based personnel = $1.5 million Eliminate all supplements for all district staff and school based personnel = $1.5 million Athletics, FFA, band, academic and enrichment clubs, etc. Athletics, FFA, band, academic and enrichment clubs, etc. More cuts in transportation services More cuts in transportation services

20 1/7/ J. Yancey District Level Anticipated Cuts (contd) Explore all opportunities for the transfer of capital funds to operational budget that are allowed by state law Explore all opportunities for the transfer of capital funds to operational budget that are allowed by state law Eliminate 77 district curriculum positions (transfer personnel back to schools) Eliminate 77 district curriculum positions (transfer personnel back to schools)

21 District Level Anticipated Cuts (contd) Eliminate 43 units from the district business operations budget Eliminate 43 units from the district business operations budget Technology cuts Technology cuts ESOL stipends ESOL stipends

22 1/7/ J. Yancey District Level Anticipated Cuts (contd) Share administrative staff between schools and combine positions Share administrative staff between schools and combine positions Continue hiring freeze (including administrative positions) Continue hiring freeze (including administrative positions)

23 1/7/ J. Yancey Transportation Eliminate magnet transportation for elementary schools Eliminate magnet transportation for elementary schools Establish three-tiered bus system Establish three-tiered bus system Eliminate transportation for all under 2-mile riders Eliminate transportation for all under 2-mile riders Compound buses at FHS Compound buses at FHS

24 1/7/ J. Yancey School Based Personnel Reduce staff by 293 teachers: Reduce staff by 293 teachers: 77 district cuts reassigned to schools 77 district cuts reassigned to schools 114 Basic units (K-12) 114 Basic units (K-12) 58 Enrichment units (art, music, PE) 58 Enrichment units (art, music, PE) 14 Media Center units 14 Media Center units 30 Flex units (Deans) 30 Flex units (Deans) Eliminate 66 non-instructional personnel Eliminate 66 non-instructional personnel

25 1/7/ J. Yancey Budget Transfers to General Fund Additional opportunities for the transfer of Capital dollars to the Operational Budget as allowed by state law for: Additional opportunities for the transfer of Capital dollars to the Operational Budget as allowed by state law for: property insurance* property insurance* maintenance personnel costs maintenance personnel costs Instructional Materials allowable flexibility* Instructional Materials allowable flexibility*

26 Final Decisions 4-day school week – State Statute 4-day school week – State Statute 18 days = $1.6 million / 36 days = $3.2 million 18 days = $1.6 million / 36 days = $3.2 million Bill will be proposed in session Bill will be proposed in session Reduce school year by 1-36 days (district decides) Reduce school year by 1-36 days (district decides) Reduce or eliminate SROs = $700,000 Reduce or eliminate SROs = $700,000 Close schools Close schools

27 1/7/ J. Yancey Potential New Revenue Sources Increase ad valorem taxes (state-mandated) Increase ad valorem taxes (state-mandated) Increase local millage (voter-approved) Increase local millage (voter-approved) Tax alcohol and tobacco Tax alcohol and tobacco Tax Internet and catalog sales Tax Internet and catalog sales Eliminate corporate & sales tax exemptions (except food and medicine) Eliminate corporate & sales tax exemptions (except food and medicine) Increase state sales tax Increase state sales tax

28 1/7/ J. Yancey Our Future Priority #1: Minimize impact on students in the classroom. Priority #1: Minimize impact on students in the classroom. There will be an impact on the classroom There will be an impact on the classroom Provide state required services to students Provide state required services to students Priority #2: Avoid layoffs Priority #2: Avoid layoffs We will not accomplish this goal. We will not accomplish this goal. Eliminate all supplements. Eliminate all supplements.

29 1/7/ J. Yancey Children First: A Call to Action Contact your legislators about: Contact your legislators about: New funding sources New funding sources Eliminating exemptions Eliminating exemptions State Constitution says it is a paramount duty of the state to make adequate provision for the education of all children. State Constitution says it is a paramount duty of the state to make adequate provision for the education of all children.

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