Budget Committee

Seeking Budget Committee Members

The Bethel School Board is seeking community members interested in serving on the District’s Budget Committee. The two openings, Positions 3 and 6, are open for 3-year terms.

The Budget Committee provides budget advice and direction, examines the District’s entire budget, and recommends a budget to the School Board. The School Board will select applicants to fill positions. Members with expired terms may reapply. The 3-year term runs through June 30, 2025.

Applicants must be registered voters and must live within the boundaries of the Bethel School District. To learn more about the Budget Committee call 541-689-3280 or visit www.bethel.k12.or.us. Applications are due by 4:00 p.m. on October 28, 2022.

Notice of Budget Committee Meeting

The Bethel School District Budget Committee will hold a hybrid meeting to discuss the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023. The meeting will be held May 9, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. in the Bethel School District Administrative Office Boardroom located at 4640 Barger Drive, Eugene, Oregon. The meeting will also be accessible virtually. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and hear comments from the public on the budget.

Public comment will be taken either in-person, via Zoom Webinar, or in writing and will be limited to three minutes per speaker. To sign up for public comment via Zoom Webinar, please complete this form by noon the day of the meeting. Community members may also submit written comments via email to publiccomment@bethel.k12.or.us. Budget Committee Members will have access to written public comments submitted by noon the day of the meeting. Information to join the meeting virtually will be available on the agenda posted on Bethel School District’s website by noon on Monday, May 9, 2022.

A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 6, 2022, at the Bethel School District Administration Office located at 4640 Barger Drive, Eugene, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Mon. – Fri.

This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may join the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee.

2022-2023 Budget Calendar

The words Budget Finance surrounded by a calculator and finance documentsDECEMBER 13, 2021: Board Reviews Draft 2022-2023 Budget Calendar

JANUARY 10, 2022: Board Adopts 2022-2023 Budget Calendar

JANUARY 24, 2022: Appoint Budget Committee Members

APRIL 4, 2022: All budget materials due from buildings—300,400,500,600 series

APRIL 4, 2022: Submit notice to Register Guard

APRIL 11, 2022: Publish first notice of Budget Committee Meeting (5 to 30 days prior to meeting)

MAY 9, 2022: Budget Committee ‘Orientation’, 5:00 p.m.
     –  Budget Document/Budget Message presented to the Budget Committee
     – First Budget Committee Meeting, District Office, 6:30 p.m.

MAY 12, 2022: Budget Committee Meeting at District Office, 5:30 p.m. Discussion of budgets for Elementary, K-8, Middle School and High School Programs, Administration, Special Services, All Schools, Other Funds and General Fund Revenue

Approval of Budget

MAY 19, 2022: Alternative date for approval of the budget, District Office, 6:30 p.m.

JUNE 13, 2022: Publication of NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING, FINANCIAL SUMMARY, and FUND  SUMMARY (not more than 25 nor less than 5 days prior)

JUNE 27, 2022: Public Hearing on Budget
     – Enact resolutions adopting the budget, making the appropriations, and declaring the tax levy

2022-2023 Budget Committee Members

Position 1
James Manning, Jr.
Senator/Community Volunteer

Position 2
Erin Zygaitis
Scrum Master

Position 3
T. Erin Basinger
Parent/Realtor

Position 4
Tatiana Bakhtina
Lead Budget Analyst

Position 5
Alan Laisure
Community Volunteer

Position 6
Jennifer Ziegler-Monegan
Parent/Donor & Corporate Relations Manager

Position 7
Patrick Farr
Lane County Commissioner

 

2022-2023 Budget Committee Packets