WORK SESSION AGENDA REQUEST

Sponsor:

Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Harry F. Atherton, Chairman, Marshall District Supervisor

 

Bronwyn Lambelet, Chair, School Board

March 15, 2004

 

Staff Lead:

Department: 

G. Robert Lee, County Administrator

 

Dr. David J. Martin, Superintendent

County Administration

 

School Administration

Topic: 

Schools/County Joint Budget Work Session

Topic Description:

In a meeting assembled February 17, 2004, the Board of Supervisors adopted a timeline for the formulation, review and adoption of the FY 2005 Fauquier County budget.  The timeline established March 15, 2004, as the date for a joint budget work session with the School Board to review the School Boardís recommended budget for FY 2005.  As part of the County Administratorís budget briefing process, School Administration has provided County Administration with a copy of the School Boardís recommended budget.  The attachment reflects highlights of the School Divisionís FY 2005 budget request.

 

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Hold the work session.

 

Financial Impacts Analysis:

N/A

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

School Division

Budget Office

 

SCHOOL DIVISION REQUESTED  FY 2005 BUDGET HIGHLIGHTS

 

 

 

 

 EXPENDITURES

REVENUES

FY 04 Adopted budget

 $   92,314,557.00

FY 04 Adopted budget

 $   92,314,557.00

Adjustments to reflect current compensation levels

 $      (413,821.00)

Dedicated

 $        834,031.00

Textbooks - local required support

 $        407,828.00

Undedicated State

 $        417,130.00

FY 05 Base Budget

 $   92,308,564.00

Auburn Middle School

 $        162,931.00

Auburn Middle School

 $     1,594,983.00

Additional Local funds

 $     9,860,436.00

Debt

 $     1,011,355.00

Total

 $ 103,589,085.00

Staffing

 

 

 

growth

 $     1,158,610.00

 

 

program needs

 $        212,457.00

 

 

support needs

 $          11,791.00

 

 

additional 2 ITRTs

 $          98,940.00

 

 

VRS

 $     1,710,533.00

 

 

Health Insurance increase

 $        802,841.00

 

 

Compensation

 

 

 

Implement hourly scale for Bus Drivers & Aides

 $        181,696.00

 

 

Teacher starting salary ($31,000 to $3200)

 $     1,430,906.00

 

 

Increase classified workers starting salary 1%

 $        101,690.00

 

 

Longevity step increase for all employees

 $     1,705,000.00

 

 

Retirement plan match ($25 per month)

 $          65,700.00

 

 

Increase custodian starting salary 1%

 $          24,358.00

 

 

Increase ancillary scale starting salary 1%

 $          17,100.00

 

 

Increase administrators starting salary 1%

 $          50,580.00

 

 

185-day contract for Clinic Assistants

 $            6,501.00

 

 

New Initiatives

 

 

 

Modular complex rental at the high schools

 $          69,960.00

 

 

Thomas Jefferson High School

 $          25,800.00

 

 

HVAC controls contract

 $          18,000.00

 

 

FLSA Best Practices

 $          50,000.00

 

 

Inflationary Increases (insurance/leases)

 $          59,119.00

 

 

Per pupil funding for schools

 $          38,570.00

 

 

Additional dedicated Federal, State & local funds

 $        834,031.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 $ 103,589,085.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: School Budget Office - Adopted February 25, 2004

 

 

 

 

PROPOSED FY 2005 SCHOOL DIVISION FUNDING*

2/25/04

                   

Difference

 

FY 2004

 

FY 2005

 

FY 2005

 

INCREASE

 

%

 

from

EXPENDITURES

ADOPTED

 

REQUEST

 

PROPOSED

 

FROM '04

 

Adjustment

 

Requested

   Operating  $ 82,423,001    $  94,109,234    $ 90,526,174    $  8,103,173  

9.8%

   $ (3,583,060)
   Debt and Transfer to Capital Fund  $   9,891,556    $   9,479,851    $   9,479,851    $    (411,705)  

-4.2%

   $               -
           Total Budget  $ 92,314,557    $103,589,085    $100,006,025    $  7,691,468  

8.3%

   $ (3,583,060)
                       
COUNTY DIRECT SUPPORT                      
           Total Direct County Support  $ 61,326,661    $  71,350,028    $ 67,766,968    $  6,440,307  

10.5%

   $ (3,583,060)
                       
OTHER INDIRECT SUPPORT                      
   Joint Dept. Support - Local**  $   4,069,792    $   4,467,015    $   4,467,015    $     397,223  

9.8%

   $               -
   Joint Dept. Support - State***  $   1,048,208    $   1,024,186    $   1,024,186    $      (24,022)  

-2.3%

   $               -
           Total Indirect County Support  $  5,118,000    $   5,491,201    $   5,491,201    $     373,201  

7.3%

   $              -
                       

REVENUES

                     
   County Funding  $ 61,326,661    $  71,350,028  

$67,766,968

   $  6,440,307  

10.5%

   $ (3,583,060)
   State Funding  $ 28,011,797    $  28,555,613    $ 28,555,613    $     543,816  

1.9%

   $               -
   Federal Funding  $   2,710,801    $   3,322,146    $   3,322,146    $     611,345  

22.6%

   $               -
   Other Funding  $     265,298    $      361,298    $      361,298    $       96,000  

36.2%

   $               -
      TOTAL REVENUE

$92,314,557

 

$103,589,085

 

$100,006,025

   $  7,691,468  

8.3%

   $ (3,583,060)
                       
                       
                       
                       
                       
* Based on the School Division's Budget Request and the County Administrator's Proposed FY 2005 Budget.      
** Support provided by the Joint Departments of Finance, Human Resources, General Services and the Office of Comprehensive Services.
***State funding is received by the Office of Comprehensive Services to support costs related to School issues.      
                       
Source:  Budget Office