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Policies » Section D: Fiscal Management » DBC: Budget Planning

Policy Date: 05/16/2017

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The Superintendent may establish procedures for the involvement of staff in the development of the budget proposal.

The Superintendent will annually prepare guidelines and schedules to allow for timely submission of the budget to the Board.

The budget proposal must consider board goals and be within the parameters of Board policy and include provisions for:
1. Programs to meet the needs of the entire student body.
2. Staffing arrangements adequate for proposed programs.
3. Maintenance of the district’s equipment and facilities.
4. Efficiency and economy.

Upon receipt of the Superintendent’s recommendations, the Board will review the budget prior to submission to the budget committee.

Statutory Reference:
RSA 32:5 Budget Preparation, RSA 197:5-a School Meetings & Officers: Budget, RSA 32:4 Preparation of Budgets: Estimate of Expenditures and Revenues, Code of Administrative Rules-Section Ed 302:02 (a) Substantive Duties of the Superintendent

Adopted: December 21, 1999
Revised: May 16, 2017