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Budget Advisory Task Force - Overview

Budget Advisory Task ForceThe Fremont Unified School District Office of the Superintendent is establishing a Budget Advisory Task Force (BATF) to build awareness and understanding of the District budget, as well as recommend ideas to the Board of Education for building the District’s 2020-21 Budget. The BATF is an advisory body and shall not participate in any capacity in District personnel or operational matters.

What will the Task Force do?

The purpose of the BATF is as follows: 

  • Develop an understanding of the District’s budget and financial issues
  • Provide input on local priorities and, as needed, develop recommendations on fiscal and program priorities that ensure a balanced budget
  • Contribute to improved communication to enhance understanding of the District’s budget and financial condition
  • Contribute to and support a transparent and collaborative budget process 
  • Recommend to the Board of Education through the Superintendent ideas related to reducing expenditures or increasing revenues
Who will be on the Task Force?

Participants

  • Two (2) CSEA members (Appointed by CSEA leadership)
  • Two (2) Management members (Appointed by FSMA leadership)
  • Two (2) FUDTA members (Appointed by FUDTA leadership)
  • Two (2) SEIU members (Appointed by SEIU leadership)
  • Two (2) Students (Appointed by SURFBoardE)
  • Up to two (2) Trustees (Appointed by the Board of Education)
  • Three (3) Parents (Appointed by the Superintendent)
  • Two (2) Business/Civic Community members (Appointed by the Superintendent)

Support

  • One (1) Budget Director
  • One (1) Budget Analyst 
  • One (1) Administrative Assistant

Facilitators

  • Superintendent
  • Associate Superintendent
How often will the Task Force meet?

2019-20 meeting dates: 
All meetings are open to the public and will be held from 3:30 pm–4:45 pm at the Fremont Unified School District Office - 4210 Technology Drive Fremont, CA 94538 [MAPBoard Room

January 21, 2020 
February 24, 2020
March 23, 2020
April 20, 2020
May 18, 2020