CE(LEGAL) - ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGET

Authorized Expenditures

Fiscal Year

Budget Preparation

Funds for Accelerated Instruction

Itemization of Certain Expenditures

  1. Notices required by law to be published in a newspaper by the district or a representative of the district; and
  2. Directly or indirectly influencing or attempting to influence the outcome of legislation or administrative action, as those terms are defined in Government Code 305.002.

Public Meeting on Budget and Proposed Tax Rate

Published Notice

Publication of Proposed Budget Summary

  1. Instruction;
  2. Instructional support;
  3. Central administration;
  4. District operations;
  5. Debt service; and
  6. Any other category designated by the commissioner.

Budget Adoption

Districts with July 1 Fiscal Year

Budget Adoption After Tax Rate Adoption

Publication of Adopted Budget

Internet Posting of Tax Rate and Budget Information

  1. The name of each member of the board;
  2. The mailing address, email address, and telephone number of the district;
  3. The official contact information for each member of the board, if that information is different from the information described by item 2;
  4. The district's budget for the preceding two years;
  5. The district's proposed or adopted budget for the current year;
  6. The change in the amount of the district's budget from the preceding year to the current year, by dollar amount and percentage;
  7. The tax rate for maintenance and operations adopted by the district for the preceding two years;
  8. The interest and sinking fund tax rate adopted by the district for the preceding two years;
  9. The tax rate for maintenance and operations proposed by the district for the current year;
  10. The interest and sinking fund tax rate proposed by the district for the current year; and
  11. The most recent financial audit of the district.

Amendment of Approved Budget

Failure to Comply with Budget Requirements

Certain Donations

Commitment of Current Revenue

  1. Retains to a board the continuing right to terminate the contract at the expiration of each budget period during the term of the contract.
  2. Is conditioned on a best-efforts attempt by the board to obtain and appropriate funds for payment of the contract.

Prohibited Uses of Resources

Improvements to Real Property

Hotels

Electioneering

Burnet CISD

CE(LEGAL)-P

UPDATE 114

DATE ISSUED: 11/21/2019