2012-13 Budget Presentation… A Glimmer of Hope! Dr. Scott P. McCartney , Superintendent Mrs. Kateryna Bechtel , CPA, School Business Administrator, Board Secretary. Egg Harbor Township Schools. B oard of Education Mr. James Galvin, President Mr. Neil Anderson, Vice President
Academic Achievement/Data Analysis: To maintain high expectations in teaching and learning by increasing the number of students reaching proficiency and advanced proficiency on the State Assessments by 2%.
Communication: To explore and expand on the role of 21st Century communication tools for community, staff and students.
Finance: To explore and expand on continued cost savings and efficiencies to maintain high-quality programs and personnel as well as to maintain a reasonable tax impact.
frozen for the 4th straight year, a charter
school not opening, revenue from our solar
projects (electricity savings and SREC), energy
conservation program, facilities rentals,
preschool tuition… the proposed budget was
more than $2 million over the Tax Levy CapBad News!
$472,583 assessment from state on capital projects funded with state grants
$98,650 in additional employer contribution to PERS pension
$356,000 to repave and restripe HS parking lot, including replacement of lights
Plus special education costs previously funded by Federal ARRA IDEIA grantEgg harbor township schools
Due to split year tax levy, 3 cents from 2011-12 will be collected during 2012
School taxes are increasing by 1 cent due to decrease in Township tax ratables
School debt service payments, already approved by the voters, will increase taxes by 5 centsEgg harbor township schoolstax implications
P.L. 2011, c.202 (Senate Bill 3148) authorizes a local board of education to change the election date of school board members from the third Tuesday in April to the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November
The public will elect 4 board members in November - three 3-year seats and one 2-year seatEgg Harbor Township Schools
Call 646-7911 and ask for Dr. McCartney
and/or Mrs. Bechtel
Proud to Be EHT!