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Budget Vote:
May 20, 2014 at BCHS, 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Budget Planning Calendar

Please join us and offer your input on BCSD budget issues. All meetings will be held in the BCHS Library & Media Center.

February 26, 7 p.m.:Presentation of proposed 2014-15 budget. Focus on Transportation, bus replacement plan, fringes, insurance, debt service. Discussion and tentative decisions.

March 5, 7 p.m.:Special Education, Technology, revenue. Discussion and tentative decisions.

March 19, 7 p.m.:Operations and Maintenance, Athletics. Discussion and tentative decisions.

April 2, 7 p.m.:K-12 instructional staffing and programming. Discussion and tentative decisions.

April 22, 7 p.m.:Budget discussion and final decisions; budget adoption.

May 7, 7 p.m.:Budget Hearing

May 20, 7 a.m.-9 p.m.:Budget Vote, BCHS

May 21, 7 p.m.:Board of Education meeting

 

 

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2011-12 Budget Reductions & Salary Freezes

Budget Department/Area Budget Reduction Savings
Elementary
(Including Clarksville Closure)
7.0 full-time equivalent FTE* classroom teachers & 1.8 FTE special subject teachers $598,080
  1 nurse $49,900
  1 principal $143,740
     
Middle School 4.5 FTE teaching positions $302,400
     
High School 2.6 FTE teaching positions $174,720
  GED Program (0.6 FTE teaching position) $40,320
     
Special Education 3.0 FTE teaching positions $201,600
  2.0 FTE speech therapists $134,400
  0.4 FTE psychologists $26,880
  1.0 FTE Social Worker $67,200
     
Salary Freezes Bethlehem Central Teachers Association $844,000
  Bethlehem Central United Employees Association $251,200
  Salary freeze for princpals/central office administrators $54,610
     
     
Central Office / Districtwide 1.0 FTE district office clerical position $45,000
     
     
Transportation Increase maximum ride time to 60 minutes (reduce 3 routes) $60,000
  Salary freeze for directors/managers $8,000
  Reduction in supplies/contracted items $17,000
     
Operations & Maintenance 1.0 FTE custodial worker $54,600
  1.0 FTE maintenance helper $54,600
  Reduction in equipment & supply purchases; doing more work in-house; and deferring gym floor refinishing and special projects $89,000
  Eliminate extra summer help $16,200
  Eliminate Energy Manager stipend $9,000
  Salary freeze for director/managers $7,300
     
Clarksville Closure - Non-instructional 2.0 FTE clerical $103,200
  2.0 FTE custodial $114,600
  1.5 FTE food service $33,640
  Energy savings $48,000
  O&M supplies $16,000
  TelCom (network, phone, etc.) $13,000
     
*Note: All positions are shown as full-time equivalent, or FTE. This means that they are totals, and often include full-time positions being reduced to part-time; and the partial or full reduction of some part-time positions.
 

 

 

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