The Board of Education approved the proposed changes to the budget on May 9, 2018.
BoE Approved Budgets

FY 2019 Approved Operating Budget


At the Board of Education work session on May 2, 2018,
Mr. Guthrie proposed changes to balance the operating budget.



The Board of Education Adopted the FY 2019 Operating Budget at the
Board of Education meeting on February 14, 2018.

The following documents are available to view:

Superintendent's Proposed FY 2019 Operating Budget

Letter of Transmittal


The dates for public presentation, review, and input to the Operating Budget for Carroll County Public Schools System for the 2018-2019 school year are listed below:

  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017. 5:00 p.m. Superintendent's FY 2019 Budget Work Session. No public comment.
    Work Session Presentation
    Charles I Ecker Boardroom, Board of Education Offices.
  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018. 6:00 p.m. Public hearing on Superintendent's FY 2019 Proposed Budget (with citizen participation).
    Board Work Session on Proposed FY 2019 Budget - immediately following the Budget Hearing (without citizen participation).

    Public Hearing Presentation
    Charles I. Ecker Boardroom, Baord of Education Offices.
  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018. 7:00 p.m. Public Hearing with citizen participation was cancelled due to inclement weather. 
    Charles I. Ecker Boardroom, Baord of Education Offices.
  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018. 5:00 p.m. Adoption of the Board of Education's Proposed FY 2019 Budget during Board of Education Meeting. 
    Charles I Ecker Boardroom, Board of Education Offices.

  • Wednesday, May 2, 2018. 4:00 p.m. (Tentative date.) Board Work Session (without citizen participation).
    This document will be available to view at that time:
    Charles I. Ecker Boardroom, Board of Education Offices.
  • Wednesday, May 9, 2018. 5:00 p.m. (Tentative date.) Adoption of FY 2018 Operating Budget during Board of Education Meeting.
    Charles I. Ecker Boardroom. Board of Education Offices.


To ensure 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.

Other important dates include:

  • March 1 - Budget request due to County Commissioners for review.
  • April - Presentation of budget to Commissioners.
  • May - County public hearing.
  • May - Board of Education approves budget categories.

Persons needing auxiliary aids and services for communication should contact the Office of Community and Media Relations at 410-751-3020 or, 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.