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Financial Services Department
Bluewater District School Board Approves 2015-16 Budget
 
At a regular Committee of the Whole Board Meeting held on June 16, 2015, Trustees of the Board passed the following motion:

That Bluewater District School Board approve the 2015-16 Operating Budget in the amount of $197,178,443 in Revenues, $197,628,723 in Expenditures, resulting in a ministry compliant in-year operating deficit of $450,280, funded from reserves in the amount of $450,280.


Budget Process

Below is the process undertaken to prepare the 2014-15 Budget:

2015-16 Budget Planning

June 2, 2015 Business Committee Meeting

At the Business Committee Meeting held on June 2, 2015, trustees received a report and presentation on the final 2015-16 Budget. Trustees passed the following resolution:

"That the Business Committee recommend to the board that it approve the 2015-16 Operating Budget in the amount of $197,178,443 in Revenues, $197,628,723 in Expenditures, resulting in a ministry compliant in-year operating deficit of $450,280, funded from reserves in the amount of $450,280."

The recommendation will go forward to the Board on Trustees for approval at a Board Meeting to be held on June 16, 2015.

To review the report to the Business Committee on June 2, 2015, click  here                 

To review the budget presentation of June 2, 2015, click here.


May 12, 2015 Business Committee Budget Meeting

The Business Committee held an additional meeting to discuss the 2015-16 budget on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Education Centre in Chesley.  Trustees had the opportunity to ask specific questions and receive responses related to the budget.
To review the presentation given to trustees, click here.

May 5, 2015 Business Committee Meeting

At the Business Committee Meeting held on May 5, 2015, trustees reviewed the 2015-16 Draft Budget.
To review the report presented to trustees, click here.
To review the presentation, click here.


April 7, 2015 Business Committee Meeting

At a Business Committee Meeting held on April 7, 2015, trustees received a report on Education Funding for 2015-16 and changes to the GSN (Grant for Student Needs).  To review the report presented to trustees, click here


March 3, 2015 Business Committee Meeting

At a Business Committee Meeting held on March 3, 2015, trustees received a 2015-16 Budget Planning presentation.

Please click here  to review the report.   Click  here to review the presentation.



We Welcome Your Input!

2015-16 Budget Public Information Meeting

Bluewater District School Board is once again seeking public input as part of the annual budget planning process.

A public meeting regarding the 2015-2016 budget was held at the Bluewater District School Board Education Centre in Chesley on  Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Parents and stakeholders were invited to participate in an effort to assist trustees and senior staff as they work to reach a balanced budget.

Members of the public and stakeholders also had the opportunity to present as delegations at the meeting.

For a copy of the budget presentation made at the March 31st meeting, click here.

Questions regarding the 2015-16 Budget will be accepted until Monday, April 6, 2015 by emailing communications@bwdsb.on.ca.  Responses will be included as part of the budget process and deliberations.







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