The 2016 Referendum

While requesting an increase in taxes to support new initiatives, it is appropriate to wonder how the money raised with the last referendum (2016) is being spent.  The tables below provide a summary of the 2018 line item budget for the Operating Referendum and the detailed line item budget for 2018.  This data is available for all schools and all funds by year on the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance.   They even provide an easy form to use to build your request.   (https://gateway.ifionline.org/report_builder/

2018  Budget Summary of 2016 Referendum Fund

0022 – REFERENDUM FUND – EXEMPT OPERATING – POST 2009  $ 6,955,687.00 100.00%
Books and Other Media  $       11,750.00 0.17%
Employee Benefits  $ 2,636,526.00 37.90%
Operating Supplies  $       15,200.00 0.22%
Other Services and Charges  $    259,800.00 3.74%
Salaries and Wages  $  3,949,411.00 56.78%
Utility Services  $      83,000.00 1.19%

 

2018 Line Item Budget of 2016 Operating Referendum

Category SubCategory Line Item Code Line Item Published Published Per Capita Adopted Adopted Per Capita
Regular Programs PERSONAL SERVICES Salaries and Wages Salaries and Wages $1,577,628 $0.00 $1,577,628
Regular Programs PERSONAL SERVICES Employee Benefits Employee Benefits $596,537 $0.00 $596,537
PERSONAL SERVICES Total $2,174,165 $0.00 $2,174,165
Regular Programs SUPPLIES Operating Supplies Elementary $15,000 $0.00 $15,000
SUPPLIES Total $15,000 $0.00 $15,000
Regular Programs SERVICES AND CHARGES Other Services and Charges Travel $6,000 $0.00 $6,000
SERVICES AND CHARGES Total $6,000 $0.00 $6,000
Regular Programs CAPITAL OUTLAYS Books and Other Media Content $11,750 $0.00 $11,750
CAPITAL OUTLAYS Total $11,750 $0.00 $11,750
Regular Programs Total $2,206,915 $0.00 $2,206,915
Special Programs PERSONAL SERVICES Employee Benefits Employee Benefits $157,150 $0.00 $157,150
Special Programs PERSONAL SERVICES Salaries and Wages Salaries and Wages $47,140 $0.00 $47,140
PERSONAL SERVICES Total $204,290 $0.00 $204,290
Special Programs Total $204,290 $0.00 $204,290
Support Services-Students PERSONAL SERVICES Salaries and Wages Salaries and Wages $320,837 $0.00 $320,837
Support Services-Students PERSONAL SERVICES Employee Benefits Employee Benefits $115,102 $0.00 $115,102
PERSONAL SERVICES Total $435,939 $0.00 $435,939
Support Services-Students Total $435,939 $0.00 $435,939
Support Services-Instruction PERSONAL SERVICES Salaries and Wages Salaries and Wages $1,005,697 $0.00 $1,005,697
Support Services-Instruction PERSONAL SERVICES Employee Benefits Employee Benefits $341,006 $0.00 $341,006
PERSONAL SERVICES Total $1,346,703 $0.00 $1,346,703
Support Services-Instruction Total $1,346,703 $0.00 $1,346,703
Support Services-School Administration PERSONAL SERVICES Employee Benefits Employee Benefits $1,152,330 $0.00 $1,152,330
Support Services-School Administration PERSONAL SERVICES Salaries and Wages Salaries and Wages $432,403 $0.00 $432,403
PERSONAL SERVICES Total $1,584,733 $0.00 $1,584,733
Support Services-School Administration Total $1,584,733 $0.00 $1,584,733
Central Office PERSONAL SERVICES Salaries and Wages Salaries and Wages $90,900 $0.00 $90,900
Central Office PERSONAL SERVICES Employee Benefits Employee Benefits $23,142 $0.00 $23,142
PERSONAL SERVICES Total $114,042 $0.00 $114,042
Central Office Total $114,042 $0.00 $114,042
Service Area Direction PERSONAL SERVICES Salaries and Wages Salaries and Wages $114,806 $0.00 $114,806
Service Area Direction PERSONAL SERVICES Employee Benefits Employee Benefits $16,864 $0.00 $16,864
PERSONAL SERVICES Total $131,670 $0.00 $131,670
Service Area Direction SUPPLIES Operating Supplies Supplies $200 $0.00 $200
SUPPLIES Total $200 $0.00 $200
Service Area Direction SERVICES AND CHARGES Other Services and Charges Travel $3,800 $0.00 $3,800
SERVICES AND CHARGES Total $3,800 $0.00 $3,800
Service Area Direction Total $135,670 $0.00 $135,670
Maintenance of Buildings SERVICES AND CHARGES Utility Services Water/Sewer $83,000 $0.00 $83,000
SERVICES AND CHARGES Total $83,000 $0.00 $83,000
Maintenance of Buildings Total $83,000 $0.00 $83,000
Student Transportation PERSONAL SERVICES Salaries and Wages Salaries and Wages $360,000 $0.00 $360,000
Student Transportation PERSONAL SERVICES Employee Benefits Employee Benefits $234,395 $0.00 $234,395
PERSONAL SERVICES Total $594,395 $0.00 $594,395
Student Transportation SERVICES AND CHARGES Other Services and Charges Fuel $250,000 $0.00 $250,000
SERVICES AND CHARGES Total $250,000 $0.00 $250,000
Student Transportation Total $844,395 $0.00 $844,395
TOTAL 0022 – REFERENDUM FUND – EXEMPT OPERATING – POST 2009 FUND $6,955,687 N/A $6,955,687