Community Budget Advisory Team (CBAT)
The Community Budget Advisory Team is a Board appointed group that reviews the budget and makes recommendations to the Board annually. The role of the team is to advise the Board of Directors how to improve budget analysis to better align with the District's vision, mission and strategic plan and the Boards Ends statements. The budget recommendations will include a 3 to 5 year plan. Ideally, members serve a four-year term, including three years of studying the budget by program area and the fourth year preparing for the replacement school support levy election.
Five Questions for Program Budget Review
The CBAT works in teams to study each program budget, organizes the analysis, and reports around the following questions:
Study Areas/Annual Recommendations to the Board
The District’s program study areas are on an annual basis. CBAT work in teams to study the budget by program areas scheduled for the year. At the end of each year’s analysis, the CBAT presents its recommendations to the Board of Directors.
2014 Meeting Minutes
Tracy Patterson, Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations. 360-874-7013