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Budget Advisory Task Force Overview

Update 9/24/21

Virtual. 4:00 pm–5:15 pm - Public Comment can be submitted to msandoval@fremont.k12.ca.us prior to or while the meeting is in progress. Please add the following to the Subject line "BATF Public Comment". 
Thank You.

2021-22 Meetings

4:00 pm–5:15 pm - Public Comment can be submitted to msandoval@fremont.k12.ca.us prior to or while the meeting is in progress. Please add the following to the Subject line "BATF Public Comment". 

September 27, 2021 Agenda | Video

October 18, 2021

November 15, 2021

December 20, 2021

January 24, 2022

February 22, 2022

March 21, 2022

April 25, 2022

May 16, 2022

June 13, 2022

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.

Goals

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
Membership

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

Application Process

There is no formal application process for this task force. The Superintendent is charged with selecting its members.  For more information on serving on the Task Force, please contact the Superintendent’s Office.

3:30 pm–4:45 pm - Public Comment can be submitted to msandoval@fremont.k12.ca.us prior to or while the meeting is in progress. Please add the following to the Subject line "BATF Public Comment". 


August 17, 2020 Agenda
September 21, 2020 Agenda
October 19, 2020 Agenda
November 16, 2020 Agenda
December 14, 2020 Agenda
February 1, 2021 Agenda
February 19, 2021 Agenda
March 15, 2021 Agenda
April 19, 2021 Agenda
May 17, 2021 Agenda
June 21, 2021 Agenda

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