Presentation on theme: "OUR SCHOOL, OUR CHILDREN, OUR FUTURE Netcong Board of Education 2010-2011 School Budget Presented by: Mr. Dennis Fyffe, Interim Superintendent Mrs. Christine."— Presentation transcript:
OUR SCHOOL, OUR CHILDREN, OUR FUTURE Netcong Board of Education School Budget Presented by: Mr. Dennis Fyffe, Interim Superintendent Mrs. Christine M. Werner, Business Administrator April 8, 2010
Netcong School District, a small caring community, is committed to providing a well-rounded education achieved through the New Jersey Core Content Curriculum Standards which inspires students to ultimately become fulfilled, contributing and productive citizens.
School Budget and School Budget School Budget $4,277, School Budget $4,142,079 Amount of Budget Reduction: $135, %
State Aid Revenue Decrease On March 16, 2010, Governor Christie announced statewide cuts to school district state aid allocations: Netcong………………………………………...($200,074) This equates to a decrease of 18%.
Revenue Increases To compensate for the significant reduction of state aid, the district will seek: Maximum Permitted Revenue Increase (4% Tax Levy) $105,419 Plus: Decrease in State Formula Aid Cap Waiver $ 80, Net Revenue Increase $185,947
School Budget Tax Impact For a median priced home assessed at $292,700 School Taxes 2009…………………..$2, School Taxes 2010…………………..$2, Annual Increase……..……………….$ Increase Per Month………….….....$ 6.82
School Budget Administration Overview This budget has been developed with the purpose of providing the best possible education for the children of Netcong. It reflects the optimal use of state and federal resources and local tax dollars to maintain existing programs including, but not limited to part- time pre-K, full-time kindergarten and a life skills program for children with special needs.
Budget Program Goals Maintain quality program for all students. Provide instructional program support. - Maintain the instructional materials, supplies and activities that support the district’s quality academic programs. Continue staff development.
Budget Program Goals Support and expand technology. - Continue implementation of the Three-Year Technology Plan to provide for additional classroom computers and expanded usage on all grade levels. Develop a budget which demonstrates fiscal prudence for the community. Develop a budget which represents a commitment to our future - our youth.
School Budget Expenditure Analysis MAJOR INCREASES: Salaries $125,077 Health Benefits $115,712 Boiler Lease $ 28,474 Major Increase Total $269,263
School Budget Reductions and Closing the Gap~ The following reductions have been implemented in the school budget: Reduction of 2 F/T elementary teacher positions. Non-replacement of 1 elementary teacher on leave. Reduction of ESL teacher to half-time. Reduction of Speech teacher to half-time. Elimination of the Basic Skills Improvement Program. Elimination of the Basketball program.
When: Tuesday, April 20, :00 PM-9:00 PM Where: Municipal Hall 23 Maple Avenue Netcong