SHUTESBURY SCHOOL COMMITTEE BUDGET ADOPTION PROCEDURES
Authority for adoption of the final school budget lies with the residents who comprise, and who are entitled to vote at, the town meeting. The school budget is presented as part of the total town budget for action at the annual town meeting.
Established by law and charter.
LEGAL REFS.: M.G.L. 71:34 Town Charter, (See local reference)
NOTE: Town and city charters should be checked for specific provisions relating to budget adoption procedures. Appropriate citations should be added as was done on the statement above.
Regional school districts should refer to and cite M.G.L. 71:16B at this category. A reference to a regional agreement may also be necessary at this code.
SOURCE: MASC LEGAL REF.: M.G.L. Ch. 71:16B
First reading: 03-21-07
Second reading, first vote: 04-25-07
Final vote: 05-16-07