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Budget FAQ and Info Page
  Budget FAQ and Info Page

SECTION I. FAQ:

1) Budget FAQ document (updated from questions submitted)
Updated 3-23 (will update as questions come in...)

2. Revised Budget Proposal - Board of Education Response FAQ
For context see the 
BOE Response to the TM Revised Budget Proposal of August 2, 2017

3. 8-15-2017 FAQ update for questions submitted online


SECTION II. Supporting Documents

Document Description
 
BOE Reduction Sheet through 9-25-2017


This document takes into account reductions up through the meetings of the Town Council and Board of Education on the week of 9/25/2017. 


 
7-31-2017
Superintendent Budget Update and Reminder of TC/BOE Joint meeting




CLICK HERE to download a reminder of Town Council and Board of Education meeting and Superintendent statement on budget.

 
Superintendent Budget Update and Progression through 7-29-2017


A budget chronology and update with relevant information, links, and considerations.

 
Click here for Superintendent Information on Budget Impacts 


Potential Budget Impacts and running record of impacts throughout the budget season. This version (7-12) presented at the 7-12 BOE meeting @ the Tolland Public Library.

Other information was presented on long-term planning and is available on request. Header sheet of the overall objectives of 2017-2022 plan:
2017-2022 Overview of Plan & Objectives

 
TC and BOE Budget Events and Descriptions through March including %'s and BOE impacts 


Once the TC finalizes the Budget on March 30th, it is then moved on for the referendum vote, and presentations are made in April. The referendum vote is May 2nd.
 Class Size and Enrollment Considerations Information to consider regarding class size and enrollments 
BOE Letter to Legislators

BOE Letter to Appropriations
BOE letter to legislators and appropriations officers
 3-31-2017 Unfunded Mandate Statement (CAPSS) Please see this most recent unfunded mandate statement
Unfunded Mandates (CAPSS) Document from CT Association of Public School Superintendents on Unfunded Mandates
Unfunded Mandates   This is a broader list of Unfunded Mandates from the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities. Some are Town specific, some are education specific. 
Statement on Burden of Proof (CAPSS) Document from CT Association of Public School Superintendents on Burden of Proof requirements
 Tale of Two Tollands Presentation  Presentation provided to the Town Council at a 3-14-2017 joint meeting of the TC and the BOE
DRA study This was a study of building use and potential future action(s). The information is a little antiquated and enrollments are projected lower than actuals, but it provides a sense of information on building utilization and recommendations.
Enrollment Vs. Staff Reduction Chart  Chart of Enrollment vs. Staff Reductions 2006 - 2016
BOE Q and A document Prior to Adoption This was a document of Questions and Answers that came from the BOE Workshops and meetings prior to the adoption of the BOE budget.