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DBG Budget Adoption Procedures

File: DBG

 

SHUTESBURY SCHOOL COMMITTEE

 

BUDGET ADOPTION PROCEDURES

 

Authority for adoption of the final school budget lies with the residents who comprise, and who are entitled to vote at, the town meet­ing.  The school budget is presented as part of the total town budget for action at the annual town meeting.

 

Established by law and charter.

 

SOURCE: MASC

LEGAL REFS.:          M.G.L. 71:34

                                    Town Charter, (See local reference)

NOTE:  Town and city charters should be checked for specific provisions relating to budget adoption procedures.  Appropriate citations should be added as was done on the statement above.

Regional school districts should refer to and cite M.G.L. 71:16B at this category.  A reference to a regional agreement may also be necessary at this code.

 

SOURCE:  MASC

LEGAL REF.:   M.G.L.  Ch. 71:16B

First reading: 03-21-07
Second reading, first vote: 04-25-07
Final vote: 05-16-07
Reviewed by Policy Committee:  12-17-20