School district forms Citizens Budget Advisory Committee |

School district forms Citizens Budget Advisory Committee

Daily News staff report

The Summit School District has formed a Citizen’s Budget Advisory Committee to help create a greater public understanding of school financial issues.The 15-member panel meets for the second time at 4:30 p.m. today.The committee will assist the District Accountability Advisory Committee (DAAC) and the school board identify budgetary priorities and needs. Committee members include parents, community members, teachers and administrators. Director of business services Dan Huenneke said the committee will filter information to give budget recommendations to the DAAC and the school board based on the district’s strategic plan and instructional priorities. “This information includes how much the district spends per pupil on different programs, the number of students served by our programs and a general overall look at how we meet the needs of students throughout the district,” Huenneke said.For information, call (970) 668-3011.

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