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Budget Development & Materials

The Griswold Public Schools 2022-23 Budget Development

Updated March 3, 2022

BUDGET MEETINGS, NOTES & DOCUMENTS

Monday, February 7th, 2022

The Board of Education reviewed the "Contractual Obligations Budget." This budget provides a detailed consideration of the fixed cost increases to salaries, health insurance, and vendor contracts. 

Note: This is not the final, adopted budget. The Board will continue to review this budget, a "Special Request" budget, and the "Initial Budget Proposal" before adopting a budget to forward to the Board of Finance. 

Monday, February 14th, 2022

The Board of Education reviewed the "Special Requests Budget." This budget includes additional, new requests identified by the administrative team as being essential to the educational process and district operations.

Monday, February 28th, 2022

The Board of Education reviewed the "Initial Budget Proposal." This budget is the Superintendent's recommended budget, at this point and time. 

Monday, March 7th, 2022

The Board of Education will host a public budget forum in the GMS Cafeteria at 6:00 p.m. 

Monday, March 8th, 2022

The Board of Education held its Public Forum last evening, which was also streamed on our Facebook page. A question was raised about the Educational Cost Sharing (ECS) grant for the next budget cycle. This state grant comes to the Town to help support the Education budget. The budgeted ECS grant for Griswold for next year is $10,925,151. To learn more about the ECS grant, click on this link

Monday, March 28th, 2022

The Board of Education adopted the Superintendent's Initial Budget Proposal to forward to the Town of Griswold, Board of Finance. The Initial Budget Proposal represents a 1.71% increase over last year's budget ($499,756) for a total budget of $29,660,176. You can learn more about the Board adopted budget by clicking on this link.  The Boar of Education is due to present their adopted budget to the Town of Griswold, Board of Finance, on Monday, April 4th, 2022, at 6:30 pm in the Griswold Middle School Cafeteria. 

Monday, May 9th, 2022

The Board of Education had a Special Meeting on Monday, May 2nd, 2022, after the Town of Griswold, Board of Finance previously met and tasked the Board to review the submitted budget for any potential additional reductions.  At that 5/2 meeting, the Board decided to move forward with the Initial Budget Proposal that was originally forwarded with no additional reductions. At the Town of Griswold, Board of Finance Special Meeting on May 5th, 2022, the BOF decided to make no adjustments to the Board's Initial Budget Proposal. However, the budget development process is still very much underway and not finalized. 

At this point, the Town of Griswold, Board of Finance, will hold its Budget Hearing on all proposed budgets on Wednesday, May 11th, at 7pm, in the Griswold Middle School cafeteria. At this meeting, the public is allowed to comment on any (Town, Board of Education, and Capital) budgets. The Town of Griswold will hold its Town Meeting on the Budget on Wednesday, May 25th, at 6:30pm, in the Griswold Middle School Cafeteria.  A referendum should follow shortly after  the May 25th Town Meeting. 

Tuesday, June 7th, 2022

The Town Referendum was held. The BOE budget successfully passed. 

Additional Resources

2022-2023 Approved Budget

2021-22 Approved Budget

OUR REPRESENTATIVES

State Senator Heather Somers

State Representative Brian Lanoue