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Mendham Township School District . 2011-2012 Preliminary Budget March 2, 2011. Current Constraints. State Aid Reduced Special Education Funding NJ Extraordinary Aid reduction (10/11) $90,000 Escalating Insurance Premiums Health insurance 25% $302,986 Dental 11%$20,345

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Mendham township school district

Mendham Township School District

2011-2012

Preliminary Budget

March 2, 2011


Current constraints

Current Constraints

  • State Aid

  • Reduced Special Education Funding

    • NJ Extraordinary Aid reduction (10/11) $90,000

  • Escalating Insurance Premiums

    • Health insurance 25%$302,986

    • Dental 11%$20,345

    • Property and casualty 4%$5,113

    • Workman’s comp 7%$8,243

  • Escalating Utility Costs

    • Estimated 15% increase$43,200


Achieved efficiencies

  • Renegotiated health insurance with MTEA cost avoidance of $1,300,000

  • Transportation revenue $798,722

  • Energy savings program $105,000/yr

  • Insurance jointure/coop $47,048

  • Contract services/vendors $40,000+

    • ESC transportation maintenance $30,000

    • Trash, legal, auditor $10,000+

  • Purchasing cooperatives$23,570

  • Shared services$20,000

    • Teaching staff (Mandarin)$20,000+

    • Professional development $530+

  • Refinanced debt $16,000/yr

  • Paperless BOE meetings $12,000/yr

  • ERATE services$3,700

AchievedEfficiencies

Since 2008, MTSD has been replete with initiatives to reduce costs to operate as efficiently as possible.


Budget constraints

Budget Constraints

To advance all programs and services currently offered, the budget would be approximately $557,000 over the maximum 2% increase.

Through a thorough analysis of the 2010/2011 budget nearly 1% ($133,000) of the District budget has been reduced and resulted in the following budgetary scenarios.

Levy Increase% Overage

2.0% $417,633

1.0% $556,583

0.0% $695,533


Budget development process

Budget-Development Process

Site-based review (school and department)

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District-level review

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Board of Education review

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Public input

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Informed, student-centered decision making


Student centered decision making

Ensure achievement progresses

Provide support programs

Offer rich, high quality experiences

Guarantee 21st century learning preparation

Maintain safe, efficient facilities

Creative, enriching learning environment

Student-Centered Decision Making


Operational administrative savings

Operational & Administrative Savings

  • Operational expenditures:

    • Delay purchase of 1 school bus$17,000

    • Eliminate precautionary special ed. funds $180,000

      Operational subtotal $197,000

  • Administrative reorganization

    • Implement new leadership structure

    • Reduce 1 administrative position$100,000

      Administrative subtotal$100,000


School based savings

School-Based Savings

Reduction of staff to reflect enrollment decline at MTES

  • 2 classroom teaching positions

    • Optimal class sizes remain for instruction $130,000

  • 1 special education position

    • Reduction in IEP required services$70,000

  • New world language program model

    • More robust language program , Rosetta Stone$25,000

    • Continued focus on technology integration/21st century skills

    • Available online tutorials for families in 25 languages

    • Addition of one computer lab

    • Year 2 savings greater than $60,000

      MTMS Reductions:

  • 1 physical education teacher

    • Effective and safe PE class sizes will remain $63,000

      School-based subtotal$288,000


Summary of budgetary savings

Summary of Budgetary Savings

2011/2012 Proposed budget savings:

Operational expenditures:$197,000

Administrative reorganization:$100,000

School-based savings:$288,000

State aid$110,533

Total budgetary reductions:$695,533


2011 2012 proposed budget impact

2011/2012 Proposed Budget Impact

0% Tax Levy Increase

  • Budget contains the maintenance of:

    • Highest-quality academic programs

    • Guidance counseling program

    • Gifted and talented program

    • Extracurricular and co-curricular programs

    • Investment in facilities

      • Capital reserve expenditures:

        Middle School gym lighting replacement$28,000

        Middle School portico ceiling repair                      $25,000

        ES exterior door replacement                                  $4,000

        ES painting of exterior trim                                     $5,200

        Total                                                                             $62,200

  • Banking of unused budget cap


2011 2012 budget question

2011/2012 Budget Question

Dependant upon County DOE Approval

0% Tax Levy Increase

Resolved, That there should be raised for the General Fund $13,895,226.00 for the ensuing School Year 2011-2012.


Mendham township school district

Vote on April 27, 2011

7:00 am – 9:00 pm

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