School Board meeting summary, June 13, 2017
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Budget reportCarole Nielsen, director of finance, presented the 2017-2018 projected budgets for nutrition services, community services, capital outlay and debt service funds. While these budgets are an integral part of school operations, they operate financially in separate funds or reserves. These budgets will be included in the final budget document that will be presented to the Board for approval at the June 28, 2017, School Board meeting. For more details, go the Budgets and Finance page at www.moundsviewschools.
Enrollment reportEnrollment projections for the 2017-18 school year indicate an anticipated enrollment of 11,120 students, which would represent 54 more students than last fall. Next fall's class size projections do not exceed current class size averages. To review the report, visit here.
District Operational Plan
Each year, the School Board approves a series of goals and related activities on which the Superintendent and Cabinet will focus their work. This is known as the District Operational Plan (DOP). At the June 13 School Board meeting, Superintendent Chris Lennox presented a review of the priority goals outlined for the 2017-2018 school year. Priority goals include:
To view the entire DOP, please visit here.
Facilities Development Proposal
At its meeting on March 14, the Board directed the administration to create a facilities development proposal addressing the needs across the District as identified by the facilities task force. The Board also asked the administration to estimate the associated costs and to create a timeline that would eventually allow the Board to propose a bond referendum for this fall.
Superintendent Chris Lennox presented an updated proposal for the Board’s review and discussion. Highlights included the following:
UpdatesThe Board discussed issues and updates related to AMSD and Northeast Metro 916