North County Changes Budget, Considering COVID Leave | Education
Bockman said she assumed Bullock wanted his suggestion to include classified staff – secretaries, janitors and other professionals, in addition to educators – and Bullock agreed, stressing that he intended to apply to any person employed full time in the district.
Council members reflected on how the proposed policy change would work, citing the possibilities of abuse, exclusion and other scenarios. Bockman said she would look at the effects on the budget and how the leave might work.
Board members approved the budget change for the school year, which Director of Business Services David Schoenbeck provided an overview.
“This amended budget is presented after we have the updated figures for the assessed assessment, tax rates and attendance levels,” he explained. “And above all, it also reflects additional American stimulus plans for three funds that we will split over three years. So this budget essentially includes 33% of these existing funds and ESSER 3. ”
ESSER stands for Emergency Relief Fund for Elementary and Secondary Schools, and the US federal bailout law, passed on March 11, provided $ 122.7 billion in additional ESSER funding, known as the fund. ESSER III.
“The expected decrease in total funds is $ 5,052,030, and this is all coming from the 2020 bond enhancements that we are completing for this year, and then we will continue until the summer of 2022,” he said. , highlighting the reason for the fluctuation.