Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 5/30/2019 - 6:30 PM
Category: Report of the Committee on Strategic Planning and Budget
Type: Action
Subject: 2. Action on the 2019-20 Superintendent's Proposed Budget, Including the Budgets for the School Operations, Construction, and Extension Funds
Strategic Plan Compatibility Statement:
Goal 1
Academic Achievement
Goal 2
Student, Family and Community Engagement
Goal 3
Effective and Efficient Operations
Policy: Admin Policy 3.01 - Annual Operating Budget
Attachments: Attachment (1) 2019-20 Superintendent's Proposed Budget Resolutions
File Attachment:
Attachment (1) 2019-20 Superintendent's Proposed Budget Resolutions.pdf
Background: The Administration is recommending for adoption by the Milwaukee Board of School Directors the following resolutions:

SCHOOL OPERATIONS FUND
RESOLVED, That, pursuant to the provisions of Section 119.46, Wisconsin Statutes, relating to the School Operations Fund, the Board of School Directors hereby advises the Common Council that the amount of $997,368,200 will be required for the operation of the Milwaukee Public Schools, for the repair and keeping in order of school buildings and equipment, and the making of material improvements to school property during the 2019 Fiscal Year. In addition, pursuant to action taken by the Board of School Directors at its regular meeting on September 22, 2011, the Board of School Directors is required to advise the Common Council that [AMOUNT TO BE DETERMINED] will be required for the operation of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program; and that $[AMOUNT TO BE DETERMINED]will be required for the operations of the Milwaukee Public Schools and that a total of $[AMOUNT TO BE DETERMINED] thereof is to be raised by a tax levy on all real and personal property in the City of Milwaukee subject to taxation for Milwaukee Public School purposes in 2020, pursuant to the provisions of Section 65.07(1)(e), Wisconsin Statutes, said amount to be raised by tax levy being in addition of the money to be received from state aids, shared taxes, and from other miscellaneous sources.

CONSTRUCTION FUND
RESOLVED, That, pursuant to the provisions of Section 119.48, Wisconsin Statutes, the Board of School Directors hereby advises the Common Council that the amount of $2,637,203 will be required for the 2020 Fiscal Year Construction Fund budget purposes and that it is to provide, in accordance with Section 65.07(1)(f), Wisconsin Statutes, $1,511,274 by a tax levy on all real and personal property in the City of Milwaukee subject to taxation for Milwaukee Public School purposes in 2020, said amount to be in addition to the money received from other miscellaneous sources.

EXTENSION FUND
RESOLVED, That, pursuant to the provisions of Section 119.47, Wisconsin Statutes, relating to the Extension Fund, the Board of School Directors hereby advises the Common Council that the amount of $31,780,659 will be required for the maintenance of playgrounds, recreation centers, and similar activities during the 2020 Fiscal Year, and that $24,297,069 thereof is to be raised by a tax levy on all real and personal property in the City of Milwaukee subject to taxation for Milwaukee Public School purposes in 2020, pursuant to the provisions of Section 65.07(1)(g), Wisconsin Statutes, said amount being required in addition to other miscellaneous sources.
Fiscal Impact Statement: The proposed 2019-20 budget reflects an overall increase in spending of $11.7 million, or 1.0% from the 2018-19 budget. Projected revenues in the general operations budget are virtually unchanged at a 0.02% increase over 2018-19.

The total proposed budget—which includes grant funding and funding for Milwaukee Recreation—is $1,199,996,392 up from $1,188,331,611 in 2018-19.
Implementation and Assessment Plan Upon the Board's adoption of these preliminary budgetary resolutions, the Board Clerk will certify the Board's action to the City Clerk. In October 2019, however, once the District has received final information regarding federal and state aids, revised budgetary resolutions will be brought to the Board for its consideration and adoption. The Board Clerk will then certify that action to the City Clerk for purposes of the tax levy.
Recommendation: Your Committee recommends that the Board approve the budget resolutions contained in Attachment 1.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Jacqueline M. Mann, Ph.D. - Board Clerk/Chief Officer