Dickinson Public Schools Unapproved Budget Public Input Hearing Minutes Monday, September 14, 2020; 6:00 p.

Dickinson Public Schools
Unapproved Budget Public Input Hearing Minutes
Monday, September 14, 2020; 6:00 p.m.
Professional Learning Lab
The Dickinson Public School Board held a Budget Public Input Hearing on September 14, 2020, at the Professional Learning Lab. Board members present were: President Brent Seaks, Vice President Kim Schwartz, Mrs. Michelle Orton, Mr. David Wilkie, and Mr. Jason Rodakowski. Others present were: Superintendent Shon Hocker, Business Manager Kent Anderson, Mr. Scott Meschke, Mr. John J. Wanner, and School Board Secretary Twila Petersen.
Call to Order - Board President Seaks called the Budget Public Hearing to order at 6:00 p.m.
Budget Presentation - Business Manager Kent Anderson addressed the Board and referred to the Power Point presentation that is posted on the website utilizing the BoardDocs link. Mr. Anderson noted the information he was sharing was for the preliminary budget which was filed with the Stark County Auditor on August 6, 2020. The final budget and certificate of levy is required to be filed with the Stark County Auditor by October 10, 2020, and will be presented to the board for approval at the regular school board meeting scheduled for October 8, 2020.
Mr. Anderson discussed various revenue and expenditure highlights during his presentation and noted that the preliminary budget kept the mill levies the same as last year at 113.62 total mills. Mr. Anderson also shared information comparing the proposed mill levy for Dickinson Public Schools to other large school districts in the state. He then completed his budget presentation.
President Seaks thanked Mr. Anderson for the information shared in his presentation.
Public Participation - President Seaks made a call for public participation. Mr. John J. Wanner and Mr. Scott Meschke addressed the board and Mr. Meschke posed a few questions which Mr. Anderson responded. President Seaks thanked both gentlemen for providing their input to the board.
Adjournment - At 6:35 p.m., President Seaks declared the Budget Public Hearing adjourned.
Brent Seaks, Board President
Kent Anderson, Business Manager
Twila Petersen, Secretary
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