Hearing on Budget Exentsion
Budget extensions - First-class school districts.
If in first-class districts it becomes necessary to increase the amount of the appropriation, and if the reason is not one of the emergencies specifically enumerated above the school district board of directors, before incurring expenditures in excess of expenditures therefor, shall adopt a resolution stating the facts and the estimated amount of appropriation to meet it.
Such resolution shall be voted on at a public meeting, notice to be given in the manner provided in WAC 392-123-054. Its introduction and passage shall require the vote of a majority of all members of the school district board of directors.
Any person may appear at the meeting at which the appropriation resolution is to be voted on and be heard for or against the adoption thereof.
Two copies of all adopted appropriation resolutions shall be filed with the educational service district, who shall forward one copy to the superintendent of public instruction. One copy shall be retained by the educational service district. The final date for adopting appropriation resolutions extending budgets shall be the close of business on August 31 or the last business day prior to August 31 if August 31 occurs on a nonbusiness day. Each copy of all appropriation resolutions filed shall have attached a copy of the school district's latest budget status report. The revised budget shall be in the format prescribed by the superintendent of public instruction and shall be prepared in accordance with instructions provided by the superintendent of public instruction. Any appropriation resolution adopted after the date specified in this section shall be null and void. Any appropriation resolution adopted after the current appropriation level has been exceeded shall be null and void to the extent that the current appropriation level has been exceeded.