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School Budget Information

FY 25 Proposed Budget Information:
* CLICK HERE to view FY 25 Budget Development Timeline.
* CLICK HERE to view a recording of the "Dessert & Discuss" Budget Kick off Mtg.
* CLICK HERE to view the "Dessert & Discuss" mtg. agenda with information links
* CLICK HERE to view the Joint Town Council & School Committee Mtg. from Dec. 5, 2023
* CLICK HERE to view Budget Q&A Sheet from Joint Meeting (this will be updated as needed)
* CLICK HERE to view Draft 1 of Proposed FY 25 Budget sent to School Committee 2/16/24.
*. CLICK HERE to view "live" Q&A Document of School Committee's FY 25 Budget Questions.
FY 24 Proposed Budget Information:
 
* CLICK HERE to view full School Committee Initial Budget Booklet
* CLICK HERE to view a recording of SC Budget Workshop Mtg. #1 (3/7/23)
* CLICK HERE to view Proposed FY 24 Budget Overview Slide Show
* CLICK HERE to view Presentation on Special Education Needs for FY 24
* CLICK HERE to view Presentation on Capital and Facilities Needs for FY 24
* CLICK HERE to view Presentation on Business Office Needs for FY 24
* CLICK HERE to view Presentation on Pre K Funding for FY 24
* CLICK HERE to view running Q&A Document (3/7/23 - 4/12/23)
* CLICK HERE to view a recording of SC Budget Workshop Mtg. #2 (3/14/23)
* CLICK HERE to view a recording of SC Budget Workshop Mtg. #3 (3/21/23)
* CLICK HERE to view a recording of SC Budget Workshop Mtg. #4 (4/4/23)
* CLICK HERE to view a recording of SC Budget Workshop Mtg. #5 (4/11/23)
* CLICK HERE to view April 11 Proposed Budget Summary Page 
* CLICK HERE to view April 12 SC Vote on Proposed FY 24 Budget (1hr. 18 min. mark)
* CLICK HERE to view the Town Council Budget Booklet (4/19/23)
*. CLICK HERE to view Slide Presentation for Town Council (4/25/23)
*. CLICK HERE to view a recording of the FY 24 Joint Budget Workshop Meeting between Gorham Town Council and Gorham School Committee.
* CLICK HERE view view running Q&A Document with Town Council (4/19/23 - May 16/23)
*. CLICK HERE to view the Town Council Budget Meeting (May 16/23)
*. CLICK HERE to view a one page summary of FY 24 Proposed School Budget as approved by Town Council (5/26/23)
 
REFERENDUM FAILED ON JUNE 13, 2023...Materials for development of 2nd proposed Budget Are below...
 
* CLICK HERE to view meeting June 28 School Committee Special Meeting To Approve 2nd Proposed Budget.
*. CLICK HERE to view "one page" overview of 2nd proposed budget by School Committee
*. CLICK HERE to view 2nd Town Council Budget Q&A Sheet
*. CLICK HERE to view Budget Summary Sheet (6/28/23)
*. CLICK HERE to view recording of July 11 2nd Town Council Vote (where Town Council Reduced by additional $2M dollars).
*. CLICK HERE to view recording of July 11 School Committee Special Meeting (where reductions were made to meet $2M removed by Town Council earlier that night).
*. CLICK HERE to view July 11 Reductions List to meet $2M additional reduction.
*. CLICK HERE to view Budget Summary Sheet (reflects $2M reduction made by Town Council on July 11)
*. CLICK HERE to view list of actual reductions to be voted on by School Committee on July 26, 2023 Special Meeting.
 
REFERENDUM FAILED ON JULY 25, 2023...Materials for development of 3rd proposed budget are below...
 
*. CLICK HERE to view summary of voting results thus far.
*. CLICK HERE to view Recording of July 26, 2023 School Committee meeting (this is where votes had to be taken to reduce positions AND where the SC began discussions regarding setting a target for 3rd proposed budget)
*. CLICK HERE to view Announcement of NEW timeline for budget approval.  
*. CLICK HERE to view SC special meeting of Aug. 2, 2023.
*. CLICK HERE to view memo to Town Council From School Committee outlining 3rd proposed FY 24 Budget.
*. CLICK HERE to view Budget Summary Sheet (reflects 3rd proposed budget passed by SC on Aug. 2, 2023.
*. CLICK HERE to view a "one pager" shared with Town Council on August 8, 2023.
*. CLICK HERE to view a "one pager" shared with Town Council on August 8, 2023 as a reminder to WHY the proposed FY 24 Budget "Take III" stands at 7.68%.
*. CLICK HERE to view a recording of the "Take III" FY 24 Proposed School budget public hearing and Town Council vote from Aug. 8, 2023.
*. CLICK HERE to view a recording of the Special Meeting of the School Committee to sign budget summary sheet that will be present at the polls on August 15.
*. CLICK HERE for Update sent to families and posted on social media providing an overview of Aug. 8 Town Council Meeting and next steps.
 
REFERENDUM APPROVED on August 15, 2023.
 
* CLICK HERE to view Budget Summary sheet for finally approved FY 24 School Budget