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Public Hearings and Input on Proposed Carroll County Public Schools Operating Budget

Release Date: 1/12/2012 1:04:40 PM

The dates for public presentation, review, and input on the Superintendent’s Proposed Operating Budget for the Carroll County Public School System for the 2012 - 2013 school year are listed below:
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
6:00 p.m.  
Public Hearing (with Citizen Participation) following 5:00 p.m. Board of Education Meeting – Charles I. Ecker Boardroom, Board of Education Offices
Board Work Session on the FY 13 Budget (no citizen participation) immediately following Public Hearing – Charles I. Ecker Boardroom, Board of Education Offices
 
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
7:00 p.m.  
Public Hearing (with Citizen Participation) – Manchester Valley High School
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
1:00 p.m.  
Adoption of Board of Education’s Proposed FY 13 Budget during Board of Education meeting – Charles I. Ecker Boardroom, Board of Education Offices.
 
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 online at http://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 Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS) is firmly committed to creating equal employment and educational opportunities for all persons with regard to its employment practices and in the provision of services, programs, and activities. The CCPS does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, ancestry or national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation. The CCPS provides non-discriminatory access to school facilities in accordance with its policies and regulations regarding the community use of schools (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts). The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Gregory J. Bricca, Director of Research and Accountability, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157, (410) 751-3068.
 
The Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or the provision of services, programs or activities. 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, may 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. Information concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act is available from the Director of Facilities or the Supervisor of Community and Media Relations: Raymond Prokop, Director of Facilities, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157, (410) 751-3177, or Carey Gaddis, Supervisor of Community and Media Relations, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157, (410) 751-3020.

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