2016/17 Budget Series

The Board of Education passed the 2016/17 Budget during their meeting on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Thank you to all stakeholder groups and parents for joining them as they worked through this very challenging budget. Information presented at the meetings is listed in the tabs below.

✓ March 8 at 8 p.m. at the School Board Office – Board meeting

✓ April 12 at 7 p.m. at John Muir Elementary in Sooke – Education Committee of the Whole (ECOW)

✓ April 26 at 8 p.m. at the School Board Office – Board meeting

✓ May 10 at 7 p.m. at Belmont Secondary – ECOW meeting

✓ May 24 at 8 p.m. at the School Board Office – Review, debate and approve budget during Board meeting

Great news!

On May 31, 2016, the BC Government announced that they will redirect $25 million that they have collected from administrative savings and put it back into frontline services for students. How much money SD62 will receive and what this funding will look like is to be determined. Here’s a link to the government’s release.

Budgeting 101

2016/17 budget explained
Budget Allocation

Did you miss one of the meetings listed above? Not to worry, here are the presentations that were shown during the meetings.

March 8, 2016
Initial Budget Info presentation

April 12, 2016
Budget 1 – Known and estimated

May 10, 2016
Funding Shortfall: Cuts and how we got here

Questions or Comments?

Please email us. We look forward to seeing you there!

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