2018-2019 Budget Information

Last Updated: 10/23/2018 3:36 PM

Act 1 Timeline for 2018-2019 Budget – FASD Version

 

Date/Deadline

Description

September 30, 2017

 

Department of Education deadline to notify school districts of applicable base index or adjusted index; and of next year budget process timeline.

Freeport Area School District Index 3.2%

December 27, 2017

(110 days prior to primary election – or 20 days prior to preliminary budget adoption)

School district deadline to make 2018-2019 Proposed Preliminary Budget on form PDE-2028 available for public inspection (public display) pursuant to resolution.

January 5, 2018

(or 10 days prior to preliminary budget

adoption) (10 days prior to Jan. 17 would be Jan. 7; since this is a Sunday, Fri. Jan. 5 becomes the deadline) (n/a if opt out)

School district deadline to publish notice of intent to adopt 2018-2019 Preliminary Budget

January 17, 2018 – Board Action

(or 90 days prior to primary election – 90 days prior would be February 14, the prior board meeting would be January 17)

 

School district deadline to adopt Preliminary Budget on form PDE-2028.

February 22, 2018

(or 1 week prior to filing referendum exception request) (n/a if opt out)

School district deadline to publish notice of intent to apply to Department of Education for referendum exceptions.

March 1, 2018

(75 days prior to primary election) (n/a if opt out)

School district deadline to request approval from Department of Education for referendum exceptions.

 

May 9, 2018 – Board Action

(or 30 days prior to final budget adoption –30 days prior to June 13 would be May 14; the prior board meeting would be May 9)

 

School district deadline to adopt Proposed Final Budget Budget Presentation

May 24, 2018

(20 days prior to final budget adoption)

School district deadline to make Proposed Final Budget on form PDE-2028 available for public inspection (public display).

June 1, 2018

(or 10 days prior to final budget adoption would be June 10; since this is a Sunday, Fri. June 8 becomes the deadline)

School district deadline to publish notice of intent to adopt Final Budget.

 

June 13, 2018  - Board Action

(annual deadline) (the final budget must be adopted no later than the last day of the 2017-2018 fiscal year)

School district deadline to adopt Final Budget on form PDE-2028.