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Financial Proposal 2009 2010

  1. 1. Financial Proposal 2009-2010 The School District of the City of Wyandotte A tradition of excellence
  2. 2. Projected Current Finances June 30, 2009 <ul><li>Student reduction impact (100 students this year + next year) </li></ul><ul><li>Deficit spending $2,100,000 (2008-9) </li></ul><ul><li>Fund equity of $600,000 (2008-9) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anticipate saving $500,000; fund equity=$1.1 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deficit spending goes down to $1,600,000 </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Projected Current Finances June 30, 2009 <ul><li>Wage increases (settled contracts saved 1 st 3 yrs) </li></ul><ul><li>8% health care increase (estimate) </li></ul><ul><li>½% retirement increase (on all payroll) </li></ul><ul><li>Creates $3.7 million deficit spending 09-10 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project deficit of -$2,090,339 for 6/30/10 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Why now? Why couldn’t we predict this? <ul><li>Student count x 2 years (down 100) </li></ul><ul><li>Employee raises (contracts) </li></ul><ul><li>Retirement costs (by the state) </li></ul><ul><li>Health care increased cost (self-insured low increase 8%) </li></ul><ul><li>No new revenue - $7316 per child this year, and next (lowest fdn.) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Balance the Budget <ul><li>Required by law to project a balanced budget without exaggerating revenue or deflating purchases </li></ul>
  6. 6. Help! <ul><li>I need your support . . . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On right-sizing the District </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On merger of McKinley & Monroe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On integrating 6 th grade into Wilson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On helping parents understand and buy-in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not ‘your turf,’ but our ‘south end’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and your ideas . . . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and your trust ! </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Need to reduce costs <ul><li>MergingMcKinley & Monroe* $313,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce 5 teachers through attrition $600,000* </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce an additional teacher 60,000* </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce administrator costs $230,000 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One less principal* </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retired admin. on contracts (savings to date) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Postpone elementary book purchases $185,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Add 6 th grade to Wilson (reduce 2) $120,000 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Need to reduce costs <ul><li>Remove truck from budget $25,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Charge or remove sm. personal appliances $40,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Reduction in extracurriculars – line item support & transportation/league $65,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Death fund $70,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce 1 maintenance job $60,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Assume federal stimulus pkg. $700,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Projected 6/30/10 fund balance $387,661 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Is it enough? <ul><li>Federal Stimulus Package </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IDEA + Title I = $700,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can it be used to supplant? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is the amount $700,000? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction – stimulus, energy bond </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fix rooms at Wilson (lockers), Monroe </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flex $ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contingency Plans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some ideas on reductions through grants, but will need your help </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Ideas <ul><li>1 . Class size disparity among elem. schools 18-32 </li></ul><ul><li>(3 large schools; 3 smaller shools) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10-12 “choice” students moved from next yr’s 4 th gr. at Monroe -- move as a group to Garf. so they have friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limit choice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduction in all students due to economy – moving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reduction in choice due to economy – driving </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. More ideas <ul><li>2 . Combine McKinley & Monroe </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>McKinley is the smallest neighborhood school; Monroe is the 2 nd smallest neighborhood school </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monroe students too isolated to be redistricted </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Most McKinley parents drive their children </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vicki Wilson, Principal; combine staff, prof. dev., etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create a transition team to work out program for fall </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No plans for McKinley yet </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Class Size Projections, gr. 1-5, next year <ul><li>Without merger class size averages </li></ul><ul><li>Garfield 23.3 </li></ul><ul><li>Jefferson 26.8 </li></ul><ul><li>McKinley 23.6 </li></ul><ul><li>Monroe 20.9 </li></ul><ul><li>Taft 25 </li></ul><ul><li>Washington 27 </li></ul><ul><li>With merger </li></ul><ul><li>Monroe (with McKinley) 25.6 </li></ul>
  13. 13. More ideas <ul><li>3 . Move 6 th grade to Wilson </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic fit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum, co-teaching, specials, opportunities, collaboration </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical fit (more than enough room!) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Separate, more activities, entrance, lunch, drop off, relocate County sp. ed. classes from Wilson to elementary schools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developmentally appropriate fit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transition team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 th grade teachers have 1 st choice on transfers </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Conclusions <ul><li>R estructure district by fall, K-5 and 6-8 </li></ul><ul><li>M erge 2 smallest schools by fall </li></ul><ul><li>Significant savings for district and no decrease in program for students </li></ul><ul><li>Decrease staff through attrition (5 retirements this year) + few layoffs (approx. 3 teachers) </li></ul>
  15. 15. Staff impact <ul><li>Minimum layoff of 3-4 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Layoff of 1 secretary </li></ul><ul><li>Layoff of 1.5 maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch aides, food service, instructional aides, media tech. and K+ will probably be reassigned </li></ul><ul><li>PS: Additional retirements will reduce these numbers. </li></ul>
  16. 16. What if . . . <ul><li>. . . Teachers don’t retire (with MEA plan in the background . . .)? </li></ul><ul><li>. . . We can’t balance the budget? </li></ul>
  17. 17. Help! <ul><li>I need your support . . . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On right-sizing the District </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On merger of McKinley & Monroe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On integrating 6 th grade into Wilson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On helping everyone understand and buy-in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not fighting for ‘your turf,’ but for our ‘south end’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And your ideas . . . and your trust </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>. . . And my thanks! </li></ul></ul>

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