Regional School District Budget Adoption Procedures

  • File: DBG-1

    The regional district budget is adopted by the School Committee at the cost center level. Cost centers should represent appropriate levels of transparency for the Committee to oversee goal implementation while allowing for administrative day-to-day work. Cost centers will be agreed upon by the Committee and administration.

    All revenue sources are subject to adoption by the School Committee.

    The annual regional district budget as adopted by two-thirds vote of the Regional School District Committee shall require the approval of two-thirds of the local appropriating authorities of the member municipalities.

    In the event the regional school budget is not approved by at least two-thirds of the member municipalities as required, the Regional School District Committee shall have thirty days to reconsider, amend, and resubmit a budget on the basis of the issues raised.

    LEGAL REF.:             M.G.L. Ch. 71:16B

    CROSS REF.:             DBJ, Budget Transfer Authority 

    SOURCE: MASC 2021

    Approved by SC 09/15/2022