09-03-2015 Final Public Budget Hearing


The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met for Final Public Hearing on Thursday, September 3, 2015, at the Educational Services Facility, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida. Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Eagle newspaper on Thursday, October 6, 2015. The affidavit of publication with a copy of the ad attached is filed in the Affidavit File in the Board Office.

Opening Exercises
1. Opening Exercises

Minutes: Chairman Amy Kneessy called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.

Presentation
2. Superintendent's Presentation
Attachment: September 3 2015 Final Public Hearing-FINAL.pdf
Attachment: BY COST CENTER September 2015-16.pdf
Attachment: ALL FUNDS September 2015-16.pdf
Minutes: 

Judy Preston, Associate Superintendent of Financial Services, provided the presentation on the Proposed 2015-2016 budget and millage levy.


Public Hearing
3. Public Hearing on the 2015-16 Proposed Millage Levy

Minutes: 

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Chairman Kneessy declared the Public Hearing open at 6:04 p.m.
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Hearing no comments and having no further comments, the public hearing was closed at 6:05 p.m.
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4. Public Hearing on the 2015-16 Tentative Budget

Minutes: 

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Chairman Kneessy declared the Public Hearing open at 6:04 p.m.
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Hearing no comments and having no further comments, the public hearing was closed at 6:05 p.m.
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Superintendent's Recommendation
5. Publicly State the Name of the Taxing Authority and Millage Rates
6. Adopt the Resolution setting the Required Local Effort, Local Discretionary, and Capital Outlay millage rates for 2015-16
Attachment: Resolution Determining Revenues and Millages Levied 2015-16.pdf

Motions:
Adopt the attached Resolution setting the Required Local Effort, Local Discretionary, and Capital Outlay millage rate of 7.275 mills for 2015-16.  The written resolution is incorporated into this motion by reference.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Karen Henderson
Second: Misty Haggard-belford
John Craig- Aye
Misty Haggard-belford- Aye
Karen Henderson- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye

7. Adopt the 2015-16 Budget


Motions:

Adopt the 2015-16 Budget in the following amounts:

Operating $590,718,326
Special Revenue 107,252,074
Debt Service 41,088,715
Capital Outlay 148,710,666
Enterprise  7,958,979
Subtotal $895,728,760
Less Transfers 45,829,989
Total $849,898,771
Internal Service  $89,563,456
- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Haggard-belford
Second: John Craig
John Craig- Aye
Misty Haggard-belford- Aye
Karen Henderson- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye

8. Adjust the Adopted Millage Levy


Motions:
Authorize the Superintendent to adjust the adopted millage levy and budget due to changes in the certified tax roll.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Karen Henderson
Second: Andrew Ziegler
John Craig- Aye
Misty Haggard-belford- Aye
Karen Henderson- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye

9. Forward the Adopted Millage Levy Resoultion


Motions:
Authorize the Superintendent to forward the adopted millage levy resolution to the Brevard County Property Appraiser and Tax Collector no later than thirty (30) days following the adjournment of the Value Adjustment Board.- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Haggard-belford
Second: John Craig
John Craig- Aye
Misty Haggard-belford- Aye
Karen Henderson- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye

10. Forward Budget Documentation


Motions:

Authorize the Superintendent to forward the following to the designated State agencies:

  1. The adopted budget, millage levy resolution, certified tax roll, rolled-back rates, proposed millage, and certified copies of advertisements for the proposed budget and millage rate to the State Department of Education.

  2. The millage levy resolution, certified tax roll, rolled-back rates, proposed millage, and certified copies of the advertisements for the proposed budget and millage rate to the Department of Revenue.

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Misty Haggard-belford
Second: Karen Henderson
John Craig- Aye
Misty Haggard-belford- Aye
Karen Henderson- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


Adjournment
11. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairman Kneessy adjourned the meeting at 6:12 p.m.

For further details pertaining to this meeting, please refer to the published video on the School Board of Brevard County's website (www.brevardschools.org).








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