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Public Hearings and Input on Proposed Carroll County Public Schools Budget

Release Date: 1/18/2011 10:06:01 AM

The dates for public presentation, review, and input to the Operating Budget for the Carroll County Public School System for the 2011 - 2012 school year are listed below:
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
  • Public Hearing (with Citizen Participation) – 6:00 p.m. – Charles I. Ecker Boardroom, Board of Education offices, 125 North Court Street, Westminster
  •  A Board Work Session (without Citizen Participation) on the budget will be held immediately following the public hearing.
 Tuesday, February 8, 2011
  • Public Hearing (with Citizen Participation) – South Carroll High School – 6:00 p.m.
    PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN TIME
  • NEW:  Board Work Session (without Citizen Participation) on the budget will be held immediately following the public hearing (no later than 8:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
  • Adoption of Board of Education’s Proposed FY 12 Budget during Board of Education Meeting – Charles I. Ecker Boardroom, Board of Education Offices – 1:00 p.m.
To ensure that there is adequate time to address all budget topics, the Superintendent will be observing the following guidelines during Citizen Participation at the public hearings:
  • Citizens will be given up to three minutes to speak.
  • The Superintendent reserves the right to limit testimony on each budget item to five speakers. This will allow time for public comment on all budget topics.
  • Citizens may not display signs or posters. In lieu of signs, individuals are encouraged to submit written comments to the Board and the Superintendent.
The proposed budget is available for review on the CCPS website at www.carrollk12.org under Featured News. Comments and suggestions may be submitted by email to feedback@carrollk12.org or by U.S. mail to the Superintendent’s Office, Carroll County Public Schools, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, MD 21157.
 
The Board of Education of Carroll County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or provision of services, programs or activities. Information concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act is available from the Director of Facilities, 410-751-3177. Persons needing auxiliary aids and services for communication should contact the Office of Community and Media Relations at 410-751-3020 or publicinfo@carrollk12.org, or write to Carroll County Public Schools, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157. Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, use Relay or 7-1-1. Please contact the school system at least one (1) week in advance of the date the special accommodation is needed.

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