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ASSEMBLY AGENDA/MANAGER'S REPORT
THE CITY AND BOROUGH OF JUNEAU, ALASKA

Ordinance 2019-07(b) An Ordinance Appropriating Funds from the Treasury for FY20 School District Operations.

MANAGER'S REPORT:

This ordinance will appropriate to the school district an FY20 operating budget of $87,171,500.  This is an overall decrease in the budget of $70,300 from the FY19 amended budget.  The school district’s operating budget is:

 

· General Operations

$71,122,800

· Special Revenue (pupil transportation, food service, etc.)

7,063,500

· Education Restricted Grants

5,728,700

· Student Activities/Other

3,256,500

Total Budget

$87,171,500

 

The FY20 school budget is supported with a combination of funding sources including CBJ local funding of $27,874,300.  The local funding consists of: $26,497,800 for general operations, and $1,376,500 for programs and activities outside of the state funding cap.    These programs and activities include: $1,181,500 million for student activities, $50,000 for pupil transportation, $50,000 for food service, and $95,000 for Community Schools.  The general operations support is a decrease of $37,500 over FY19 Amended.  The other program and activities funding is a decrease of $180,000 over FY19 Amended, for a net funding decrease of $217,500.

 

The original ordinance was introduced at the April 3, 2019, Special Assembly meeting and referred to the Assembly Finance Committee for deliberation.  On April 24, 2019, a Special Assembly meeting was held to hear public comment and for the Assembly to state, by motion, the amount of local funding to be provided to the school district. 

 

The Assembly Finance Committee approved and moved the b version of the ordinance back to the full Assembly for action, at its May 8, 2019, meeting.  The charter requires adoption by May 31, 2019.

RECOMMENDATION:

The City Manager recommends this ordinance be adopted.

ATTACHMENTS:
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2019-07(b)5/1/2019Ordinance
2019-073/31/2019Ordinance