Public Meeting Minutes: August 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Public Workshop

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August 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Public Workshop Minutes

August 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Public Workshop
1. OPENING PROCEDURES
Rationale: 

COPY OF OPEN MEETINGS ACT: The Board of Education makes available at least one current copy of the Open Meetings Act posted in the meeting room at a location accessible to members of the public. The Act is posted on the south wall of the meeting room.

ORDER OF AGENDA ITEMS: The Arlington Board of Education reserves the right to adjust the order of items on this agenda.

 

Discussion: 

President Matt O'Daniel opened the workshop at 7:00 p.m. 

1.1. Meeting Called to Order and Roll Call
Action(s):
Motion to approve the absence of board member Bruce Scheer Passed with a motion by Teri O'Flaherty and a second by Jessica Scheer.
  • Bruce Scheer: Absent
  • Matt O'Daniel: Yea
  • Teri O'Flaherty: Yea
  • Jessica Scheer: Yea
  • Luanne Sundberg: Yea
  • Shanon Willmott: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
1.2. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Discuss and Consider draft budget information and tax asking information
Discussion: 

The Finance Committee prepared and shared a power point with the patrons that described the board's budget goals as well as the specific budget goals for the 2017-18 budget year.  Finance Committee member, Matt O'Daniel, reviewed the details of the budget for the general fund and then reviewed the tax requirements for the bond funds and the special building fund for the patrons. He explained the rationale and the connection to the goals that serve to drive the tax requirements.  Lynn Johnson explained the state forms and reviewed a document that shared the historical perspective of tax requirements and tax asking.  There were two patrons present for the workshop. The patrons had the opportunity to ask questions and provide input.  

3. Adjournment
Discussion: 

President Matt O'Daniel adjourned the workshop at 7:47 p.m. 

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