Presentation on theme: "GUHSD CITIZENS COMMITTEE FEBRUARY 11, 2015 Election Information and Budget Overview."— Presentation transcript:
GUHSD CITIZENS COMMITTEE FEBRUARY 11, 2015 Election Information and Budget Overview
Glendale Union High School District Core Values All students can learn. ◦Resources are focused in the classroom. ◦All decisions are student centered and data driven. Teachers make the difference. ◦All personnel will be highly qualified and engage in professional development. Expectations are high for everyone. ◦Continuous improvement is embedded in our learning system. ◦All students will participate in co/extra-curricular activities. ◦Safe and orderly campuses are maintained by faculty and staff. Parents matter. ◦Our neighborhood schools are committed to stakeholder collaboration.
Dollars In The Classroom Dollars In The classroom
Dollars In The Classroom Perspective 1.Classroom % is narrowly defined 2.Arizona spends less on Administration/student than any other state 3.Low funding negatively impacts the % 4.Non-classroom categories contribute directly to student success 5.Mandated and legally restricted services 6.High special education populations 7.High maintenance costs 8.Rate increases by SRP and APS 9.Charter schools
GUHSD spends more in the classroom and less on administration than the state average and peer districts
Definitions Maintenance and Operation (M&O) Budget – Where most of the day to day expenditures take place. Includes salaries, employee benefits, supplies, utilities, special education, maintenance, athletics, and transportation. Unrestricted Capital Outlay Budget – Purchase and lease of equipment, vehicles, textbooks, technology, and instructional aides. Budget Override – Allows a district to increase its budget above statutory formulas to improve programs if the voters approve by an election. Bond Proceeds– Proceeds from bond sales that can be used for facility renovations, upgrades and some limited capital needs.
Overrides Maintenance and Operation Budget Override – Up to 15% of the Revenue Control Limit. Good for 7 years (phased out in years 6 and 7). Normally districts seek renewal in the 5 th year. Capital Outlay Budget Override – Up to 10% of the Revenue Control Limit. Good for 7 years.
Maintenance and Open 2014-15 Unrestricted Capital Structural Deficit
Glendale Union High School District Capital Outlay Override History Failed election 2003 (54% to 46%) Possible capital override election 2015 Capital overrides must be renewed by the voters every 7 years for financing to continue
Bond vs Capital Override Capital Override Up to 10% of RCL – 7 years with no phase out Even amount per year Any capital item Lower pas rate Tax impact higher short term No issuance costs Bond Set Amount (limited to bonding capacity) Available up front Not allowed for books, bus retrofit, non-pupil transportation Higher pass rate Tax impact spread out (generally longer maturity) Issuance costs
Effect on Local Taxes A capital override for $5 million per year for seven years ($35 million) would cost a taxpayer owning a home valued at $100,000 approximately $36/year in additional property taxes. This would be paid each year for 7 years.
Effect on Local Taxes A bond issue for $70 million dollars would cost a taxpayer owning a home valued at $100,000 an average of $36/year in additional property taxes. This would be paid each year for 20 years.