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Contact:
Director of School Finance
Address:
23 Depot Street
Westford, MA 01886
Phone:
978-692-5560 x2106
Fax:
978-392-4497
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Administrative Assistant
978-692-5560 x2100
Accounting Specialist
978-692-5560 x2101
Accounts Payable
978-692-5560 x2107
Payroll
978-692-5560 x2117
Payroll
978-692-5560 x2430
The FY18 Budget Public Hearing that is required by M.G.L. Ch. 71 Sec 38N was held at the regularly scheduled School Committee meeting on 2-27-17. The slides showing summary information for the School Committee's budget for FY18, including the detail for the new requests, are available for download here.

The School Committee's recommended budget for FY18 is $56,010,110, an increase of 2.4% compared to the FY17 budget of $54,695,407.  The total includes additional funds of $12,952 compared to the Superintendent's budget request. The additional $12,952 represents an agreed-upon transfer from the Town's Technology Department budget to the School Department budget for costs that have been previously included in the Town budget. New requests totaling $313,490 as recommended in the Superintendent's Budget dated 11-10-16 were approved by the School Committee and have now been included in the School Committee budget spreadsheets in the appropriate state function. The budget details are available for download here.

The Superintendent presented his budget recommendation for FY18 to the School Committee at their meeting on 11-14-16. The slides used at that meeting are available for download here. Additional information will be provided in appendix form throughout the budget process as the School Committee deliberates to arrive at their budget request for FY18.

The Superintendent's recommended budget for FY18 is $55,997,158, an increase of 2.38% compared to the FY17 budget of $54,695,407.  The spreadsheet total before new requests is $55,683,668, which includes net reductions and reallocations of ($178,310).  New requests totaling $313,490 bring the Superintendent's recommended budget to $55,997,158. The new requests are explained in the Superintendent's FY18 Budget Presentation document, available above.

The answers to questions from School Committee and Finance Committee members are available here.

Additional information supporting the Superintendent's FY18 Budget is available here and will be updated throughout the budget process.