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Kyrene Citizens’ Budget Committee
 
UPDATE: 
 
At the April 10 meeting, the Kyrene Citizens's Budget Committee arrived at consensus on a recommendation to the Kyrene Governing Board to request the following measures be placed on the ballot for a special election on November 7, 2017: 
  • Continuation of the existing 10% District Additional Assistance (DAA or Capital) Override
  • Continuation of the existing 15% Maintenance and Operations  (M&O) Override 
  •  A request for a bond authorization of $26,210,504
Two members were against the recommendation; several committee members neither supported or opposed the recommendation.
 
The recommendation will now be presented to the Governing Board at a Study Session (tentatively scheduled for May 9).  The Governing Board will vote on the recommendation at the next scheduled board meeting (May 23).
 
Purpose:
 
To review Kyrene District budget and status of existing bonds, Maintenance and Operations (M&O) and Capital overrides. The Committee will be asked to make a recommendation to the Governing Board on requesting voter approval of a bond and on continuation of the existing M&O and Capital overrides.
 
Who:
 
Members of the Kyrene community, including parents, businesses and community partners, property owners. 
 
When:
 
There will be four meetings:
  • March 20: Overview of Kyrene budget; What is a Bond? What is an override? 
  • March 27: Overview and discussion of options—M&O Override
  • April 3: Overview and discussion of options—Capital Override
  • April 10: Overview and discussion of bond; Arrive at Consensus on recommendation to the Board
  • May 9: Initial presentation of Committee recommendation to Governing Board (tentative)
  • May 23: Governing Board votes on Committee recommendation (tentative)
 
Each meeting will be held at Mariposa Elementary School (Media Center) 
 
*April 10, 2017 Meeting will be starting early at 4:30 PM and will end at 6:00 PM 
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