One Board member was concerned about financial stability because he did notsee evidence that the following issues were addressed in the budget. Here arethe issues cited and where their funding appears in the budget (budget isattached):
to evaluate the teachers (p.24) is addressed in line18 of the budget.
is funded through the sponsoring district as detailed on p. 35,36. This follows current state statute. The flow chart in appendix m has beencorrected to reflect that the sponsoring school is responsible for providing specialeducation services.
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contracted services are accounted for inthe planning grant budget that Sequoia Montessori School is currently accessing.SKSD has all records on the budget for this account.
for the staff and Board are funded in the planninggrant and line 27 of the operating budget submitted to the District.
Contracts with Salem Keizer
- The services that the school may contract backwith the Salem Keizer School District are in the budget:Board line 45Assessment and Testing line 33Mail line 46TIS line 55Telephone line 53SASI line 55Maintenance line 50Custodial line 48Utilities line 57These categories are also subject to negotiations after the application isapproved during charter negotiation and also depend on whether the schoollocates in District space.2. Concerns with financial plan based on 100% of District funding. The amountof per student state funding that the District provides the school is subject tonegotiation after the application is approved. The budget has an adequatecontingency and allows room for adjustments as needed.3. Concerns with bylaws not complying with public meetings law. SequoiaMontessori School incorporated as a public benefit non-profit corporation andwrote its bylaws accordingly. Once the school enters a charter agreement withSalem-Keizer Public Schools District, and thus becomes a public body, the Board