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What happens if the March 2020 income tax DOES pass?
  • Continue the following cost-savings measures until collections on the income tax begin (January 2021) as long as the November 2020 renewal levy also passes:
    • A hiring freeze for all vacated positions unless replacement is a regulatory-requirement.
    • A spending freeze for all non-critical, non-emergency supplies and materials.
    • A restriction on professional development training and education for staff.
    • A restriction of all non-regular school-sponsored transportation (regular transportation is defined as “to and from school”).

What happens in the March 2020 income tax does NOT pass?

Mid-Year 2019-2020 Non-Personnel Reductions:

District Level:

  • A hiring freeze for all vacated positions unless replacement is a regulatory-requirement.
  • A spending freeze for all non-critical, non-emergency supplies and materials.
  • A restriction on professional development training and education for staff.
  • A restriction of all non-regular school-sponsored transportation (regular transportation is defined as “to and from school”).


Mid-Year 2019-2020 Personnel Reductions:

Operations:

  • 1 Custodial Position: Hiring Freeze Position

2020-2021 Non-Personnel Reductions:

Includes all of the Mid-Year 2019-2020 cuts outlined above, PLUS the below cuts...

District Wide:

  • Reduction to all general fund budgets to balanced budget.
  • Elimination of building usage for all non-school activities.
  • Strict guidelines of building usages for all before school and after school activities.
  • Reduction of all grounds and landscaping services.
  • Evaluation of pay freezes across the board for all staff.
  • Reduction of open enrollment student numbers to limit classroom sizes.
  • Extend the useful life of district technology and prolong the replacement schedule.

Administration:

  • Salary freeze for all District Administrators.
  • Elimination of tuition reimbursement for District Administrators.
  • Elimination of professional memberships.
  • Reduction of Supplies and Meetings budget.

Elementary:

  • Reduction of Extended Days for Elementary Counselor
  • Elimination of Summer Reading Camp
  • Elimination of Summer Math Camp

Middle School:

  • Athletics*
  • Cheerleading*
  • Happy Advisor*
  • Power of the Pen Advisor*
  • National Jr. Honor Society Advisor*
  • Science Olympiad Advisor*
  • Reduce the Student Wellness/ Mental Health contract with the Family Resource Center
  • Elimination of Summer Math Camp

High School:

  • Athletics*
  • Show Choir/Musical*
  • Cheerleading*
  • Instrumental Summer Band*
  • Sophomore Class Advisor
  • Junior Class Advisor
  • Senior Class Advisor
  • Fine Arts Department Chair
  • Health PE Department Chair
  • Language Arts Department Chair
  • Math Department Chair
  • Foreign Language Department Chair
  • Science Department Chair
  • Social Studies Department Chair
  • Special Education Department Chair
  • Vocational Department Chair
  • Reduce Extended Days for High School Counselor
  • Extended Days for Family and Consumer Science
  • Extended Days for Gifted Education
  • Extended Days for Library
  • Extended Days for Industrial Arts
  • Extended Days for Vocational Agriculture
  • Stipends for Graduation
  • Weight Training Advisor



2020-2021 Personnel Reductions: Classified

Custodial:

  • 1 Custodial Position

Transportation:

  • 1 Transportation Position

Maintenance:

  • 1 Maintenance Position

Treasurer’s Department:

  • .5 Position

Aides:

  • 2 Aide Positions
  • Reduction of Elementary Lunch Monitors by at least 50%


2020-2021 Personnel Reductions: Certified

District Wide:

  • Reduce the Athletic Director Position to .5 position
  • Reduce District-Wide Music Department from 3 to 2 staff
  • Reduce District-Wide Health/PE Department from 3 to 2 staff
  • Reduce Principal Positions from 3 to 2 Administrators
  • Eliminate the Curriculum Director of Integration and Innovation
  • Eliminate the School Resource Officer Position (SRO)
  • Reduce the Technology Department by .5 position

Elementary:

  • Reduce 2-3 Elementary Teachers to achieve a minimum of 25 students/class

Middle School:

  • Reduce 1 Aide Position

High School:

  • Eliminate 1 Consumer Science Teacher & Program
  • Eliminate 1 Industrial Arts Teacher & Program
  • Eliminate 1 Vocational Agriculture Teacher & Program
  • Reduce French Language Teacher by .5 position

*Implementation of a full pay to participate model.