09-04-2014 Final Public Budget Hearing


The School Board of Brevard County, Florida met in special session on Thursday, September 4, 2014 for the purpose of the Final Public Budget Hearing, at the Educational Services Facility, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, Florida. Notice of the meeting was advertised in the Eagle newspaper on Thursday, August 7, 2014. 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 Karen Henderson called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.

Presentation
2. Superintendent's Presentation
Attachment: Final Public Hearing Presentation 2014-15 Draft #6.pdf
Minutes: Judy Preston, Associate Superintendent for Financial Services gave a presentation on the proposed 2014-15 budget and millage levy.

Public Hearing
3. Public Hearing on the 2014-15 Proposed Millage Levy

Minutes: 

Chairman Henderson declared the public hearing open at 5:47 p.m.

Having no speakers and hearing no discussion, Chairman Henderson adjourned the public hearing at 5:47 p.m.

4. Public Hearing on the 2014-15 Tentative Budget

Minutes: 

Chairman Henderson declared the public hearing open at 5:48 p.m.

Having no speakers and hearing no discussion, Chairman Henderson adjourned the public hearing at 5:48 p.m.


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 2014-15
Attachment: Resolution Determining Revenues and Millages Levied 2014-15 (2).pdf

Motions:
Adopt the attached Resolution setting the Required Local Effort, Local Discretionary, and Capital Outlay millage rate of 7.339 mills for 2014-15.  The written resolution is incorporated into this motion by reference.
- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Michael Krupp
Second: Barbara Murray
Karen Henderson- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Michael Krupp- Aye
Barbara Murray- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye

7. Adopt the 2014-15 Budget


Motions:

Adopt the 2014-15 Budget in the following amounts:

Operating $563,729,957
Special Revenue 108,184,502
Debt Service 42,971,696
Capital Outlay 93,378,195
Enterprise Fund 8,717,890
Subtotal $816,982,240
Less Transfers 38,024,589
Total $778,957,651
Internal Service Fund $80,658,155

- PASS
 
Vote Results
Motion: Barbara Murray
Second: Michael Krupp
Karen Henderson- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Michael Krupp- Aye
Barbara Murray- 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: Barbara Murray
Second: Andrew Ziegler
Karen Henderson- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Michael Krupp- Aye
Barbara Murray- 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: Barbara Murray
Second: Michael Krupp
Karen Henderson- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Michael Krupp- Aye
Barbara Murray- 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: Barbara Murray
Second: Michael Krupp
Karen Henderson- Aye
Amy Kneessy- Aye
Michael Krupp- Aye
Barbara Murray- Aye
Andrew Ziegler- Aye


Adjournment
11. Adjournment

Minutes: Chairman Henderson adjourned the meeting at 5:55 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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