E-Agenda: Paperless Meeting System
Meeting Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2006

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Special Meeting/Workshop

  1. Call to Order: 4:10 p.m.
  2. Public Comments: None
  3. Operating Budget Workshop

  4. Minutes: Dr. Johnson responded to public comments regarding K-2 Reading Coaches.

    Mike Burke, Budget Director, reviewed the Comparison of 2006-07 Budget Proposals Estimated Impact to Palm Beach; Class Size Reduction Requirements; 2006-2007 Budget Adoption Calendar; and the FY2006 Reading Coaches Allocation.

    Mr. Burke summarized the Florida Education Finance Program and highlighted the following areas: Projected Revenue; Net FTE Revenue; Class Size Reduction; DCD Transition Supplement; ESE Block Grant; Lottery - Discretionary; Lottery - School Recognition; Other Categoricals; Reading Instruction; Safe Schools; SAI; Special Teacher Reward Allocation; Discretionary Millage; Additional Discretionary Millage; Additional FRS Cost; Total FEFP & Major Categoricals; and Increase from Previous Fiscal Year.

    Mr. Burke reviewed MUST FUND THE FOLLOWING: FY07 Teacher Contract; At-Risk Students - Oak Grove (CEP) Expansion; Health Insurance Increase; Nursing Contract - Health District Rate Increase; Property Insurance; Salaries - Non-CTA FY2006; Utilities.

    Mr. Burke summarized Required Averages; Actual Averages; and Actual/Proposed and provided statistical information regarding: FY2007 Projected Pre-K to 3rd Grade CSR Compliance; FY2007 Projected 4th to 5th Grade CSR Compliance; FY2007 Projected Middle School CSR Compliance; and FY2007 Projected High School CSR Compliance.

    Dr. Benain questioned the decrease in reading recovery coaches.

    Mrs. Burdick questioned the fund balance and Mr. Burke summarized The 2007 School Budget Considerations - Overview.

    Mr. Burke provided a brief overview of the Superintendent's Budget Review Committee.

    Mrs. Burdick stressed her concerns with the reduction in reading coaches.

  5. Adjourn: 4:55 p.m.


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