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HAMILTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, BUDGET POLICY DOCUMENT. Our budget policy provides guidance for all cost center managers in submitting and justifying annual budget. proposals for Hamilton County Schools and departments receiving funding from the County Commission. The development of an annual budget document provides a framework and guide to good budget practice. support strategic operational and financial actions that support performance objectives and help achieve. measurable service accomplishments, Service efforts and accomplishments are one facet of effective use of performance objectives in planning. and budgeting, Performance objectives and measurement logically fall within the purview of budgetary practice rather than. financial reporting, Performance Measures, The objective of Hamilton County Department of Education is to provide the best educational opportunities. for all its students Taxes fees and other public resources finance these educational programs A key responsibility. of Hamilton County Department of Education is to develop and manage programs and resources as efficiently and. effectively as possible and to communicate the results of these efforts to the taxpaying public In the development. and delivery of educational programs critical decisions must be made each year regarding the allocation and. management of financial resources Most of these decisions are made as part of the annual budget development. Meaningful performance measurements provide for Hamilton County Department of Education. accountability by assisting school officials and the citizenry in identifying financial and programmatic results and in. evaluating past resource decisions Furthermore performance measurements facilitate qualitative improvements in. future decisions regarding resource allocations and service delivery options Finally performance measurements. provide a meaningful understandable method of communicating service and program results to the community. Financial service and program performance measures should be developed and used as an important. component of decision making and incorporated into Hamilton County Department of Education budgeting. Performance Measurement Criteria, The following are criteria for performance measures.
Based on program goals and objectives supporting a program mission or purpose. Measure program results or accomplishments, Provide for comparisons over time. Measure both efficiency and effectiveness, Are reliable verifiable and understandable. Are reported internally and externally, Monitored and used in decision making processes. Limited to a number and degree of complexity that can provide an efficient and meaningful way to assess. the effectiveness and efficiency of key programs, Promote better budget decisions between school board school staff and the public. Provide a consistent systematic way of making budget decisions. Help streamline the budget process, Provide a guide for making decisions on budget amendments during the year as revenues change and.
emergency funding needs arise, Promote long term planning. Strategic Plan, Three Steps to Excellence, Raising Student Achievement. A Quality Teacher for Every Student, A School System That is Accountable. Financial Policy Guidelines, Numerous financial policy guidelines are followed in enabling the schools to achieve a sound financial. position Some of the most significant guidelines pertaining to the budget are as follows. Balanced budget, The Budget should be balanced with current revenues equal to or greater than current.
expenditures expenses using the following strategies improve productivity shift the service or payment burden away. from the schools improve revenues create new service fees or raise existing fees based on the cost of services. reduce or eliminate programs increase property taxes and lastly reduce or eliminate services. The tax rate should be within the reasonable range of comparable schools and should be adequate to. produce the revenues needed to pay for school programs as approved by the Board of County Commissioners The. tax rate for 2013 year is County General Fund 1 3816 School Fund 1 3726 District Road Fund 0110 Total. Tax Rate 2 7652, Exemptions, The County exemptions are provided by State law. Be conservative in projecting revenues, Projected tax revenues from economy sensitive sources for example the sales tax should be conservative. to avoid budget shortfalls during unexpected downturns in the economy. Hamilton County Department of Education fund balances. The Hamilton County Department of Education fund balance should be adequate to handle unexpected. decreases in revenues as well as at a reasonable level for extraordinary unbudgeted expenditures The minimum. fund balance should be 60 days computed separately from the designated components of the fund balance The. approximate fund balance at the end of the 2010 2011 fiscal year is estimated at approximately 15 days. Vision Statement, Hamilton County Schools is a diverse school system committed to creating fostering and supporting an. environment that offers opportunities for success for all students. Philosophy and Objectives, Recognizing our responsibility to provide each generation with adequate skills to be independent and. gainfully employed we intend to create and maintain an enriched learning environment conducive to the educational. process The Hamilton County Department of Education curriculum is designed to meet the following objectives for. our students, 1 Competency in fundamentals of learning and communication.
2 Skills and attitudes which facilitate life long learning. 3 Sufficient information to realize life goals, 4 Principles habits and attitudes conducive to good physical and mental health. 5 Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with others. 6 Practice the basic requirements of responsible citizenship. 7 Competence in the use of natural resources, 8 Acquire career information and economic competence. 9 Appreciate cultural and aesthetic values, 10 Be aware of increasing interdependence among the peoples and nations of the world. 11 Maintain a high degree of intellectual curiosity. 12 Acquire the intellectual and social skills which enable each individual to live in a world that accepts. inclusion of people with disabilities and those with ethnic and racial differences. Effective planning and implementation of services policies laws and regulations. Improve communication and understanding between the Board of Education and the community by. promoting a dialogue with reference to the costs and benefits of services in order to protect our quality. Increase the responsiveness of the organization by promoting efficiency which may include modifying. existing policies and procedures, Improve public private and intergovernmental coordination. Assist in understanding the importance of improving and expanding county revenue sources to fund the. stated goals, Roles and Responsibilities of the Board of Education.
1 Be responsive to and represent the wishes of the citizens. 2 Establish strategies set policies and determine priorities through the approval of objectives plans and. 3 Educate citizens on the need for accomplishing stated goals of Hamilton County Department of. Accounting Auditing and Financial Reporting Policies. 1 An independent audit will be performed annually, 2 The schools will produce annual financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting. principles as outlined by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. 3 The schools will maintain a strong audit review process that supports our commitment to efficient. accountability in financial reporting, Capital Budget Policies. 1 The schools will develop a multi year plan for capital improvement update it annually and make all. capital improvements in accordance with the plan, 2 The schools shall allocate a minimum of one million per year for Capital Investments. 3 The schools will maintain physical assets at a level adequate to protect its capital investment and. minimize future maintenance and replacement costs, 4 The School Board will use the following criteria to evaluate the relative merit of each capital project. Capital investments will foster the goals of ensuring. a Economic vitality, b Neighborhood vitality, c Infrastructure and heritage preservation.
d Projects specifically included in an approved replacement schedule will receive priority. e Projects reducing the cost of operations will receive priority and those projects that increase the. cost of operations must have identified tradeoffs to support additional costs. f Projects identified as important by the Board or a department will receive priority. g Projects which significantly improve safety and reduce risk exposure such as Americans with. Disabilities ACT ADA will receive priority, Purpose of Financial Operations Policies. The Hamilton County School Board shall establish internal accounting and administrative controls to provide. reasonable assurance that, a Obligations and costs are in compliance with applicable law. b Funds property and other assets are safeguarded against waste loss unauthorized use or. misappropriation and, c Revenues and expenditures applicable to agency operations are properly recorded and accounted for. to permit the preparation of accounts and reliable financial and statistical reports and to maintain. accountability over the assets, Finance and Financial Management. Financial Management Responsibilities, Board of Education.
The Board has the duty of overseeing the entire financial management of the District. Superintendent, The Board shall assign specific financial management responsibilities to the Superintendent. Finance Director, The Superintendent shall assign specific financial duties to the Finance Director The Finance Director shall. compile the data needed to develop the budget shall act as a resource person for the Board. Superintendent and other staff personnel on financial matters and shall implement the approved budget. through applicable policies procedures or regulations. Staff members shall provide needed data and assistance to the Finance Director Any staff member having. authority to spend District funds shall do so in accordance with applicable federal state or local statutes and. Board policies procedures or regulations, The Budget and Budgetary process. Budget Defined, a The District s budget is a written document presenting the Board s plan for the allocation of. the available financial resources in a spending plan which sustains and improves the. educational function of the District, b The budget will be based upon the educational needs and financial ability of the District as.
identified by the Superintendent Staff and the School Board. Statutory Provisions, Board of Education, The Board shall require the Board chairman and Superintendent to prepare the budget on forms provided by. the state and submit it to the County Commission after approval by the Board. Superintendent, The Superintendent is responsible for preparing and submitting the budget to the Board and shall. immediately notify the Board of any irregularities or unanticipated revenues or expenditures. Preparation, The Superintendent after comparing the needs of the schools against the sources of anticipated revenue. shall prepare a tentative budget allocating funds for the operation of the District. a The Board after reviewing and amending the Superintendent s tentative budget shall adopt a budget. for the forthcoming school year, b Copies of the adopted budget will be available for the public on the Hamilton County Department of. Education website, Presentation to County Commission.
The Superintendent shall present the budget adopted by the Board to the County Commission prior to the date for. setting the tax rate, Budget as a Spending Plan, Responsibility for Administering. The budget represents a controlled spending plan for the fiscal year The Superintendent is authorized to. make expenditures and commitments in accordance with and in harmony with the official actions of the Board and the. laws of the State of Tennessee, Methods and Procedures. The Board of Education will be provided monthly financial statements. Transfer of Funds, Any change in the expenditure of major budget categories shall be approved by the Board and County. Commission prior to the expenditure, Operational policy. Provide sufficient time to complete the budget process. Start the budget process sufficiently early to ensure that a budget and the tax rate can be adequately. discussed and approved by the full Commission before the budget year starts on July 1. Find and implement ways to improve the efficiency of County services. Encourage employees and citizens to help identify ways to provide educational services for less cost. Give high priority to projects that can be shown to provide educational services for less cost. Maintain a trained motivated work force, Provide incentives to encourage employees to learn new job skills.
Provide a system that rewards outstanding performance. Pay employees competitive consistent salaries, Provide annual salary increases for employees to cover cost of living increases. Pay salaries that are comparable to those of similar counties. Protect health and the environment, Ensure that environ. Hamilton County Department of Education The Hamilton County Department of Education DOE a discretely presented component unit of Hamilton County Government is presented in this section The DOE provides public education for grades kindergarten through twelve The Hamilton County Commission levies taxes for the operations of the school

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