Glastonbury Board of Education
Board of Education 2021-2022 Budget (Next Year)
Board Approves Next Year’s Budget: At their January 11, 2021 meeting, the Board of Education voted to adopt a $114,067,405 education budget for the 2021-2022 school year. This is an increase of 2.07% to the current operating budget. Board members reduced Superintendent Bookman's proposed budget by $455,225. Reduced areas included athletic uniforms, new and replacement equipment, and fringe benefits.
The Board budget will be presented, along with the Town of Glastonbury budget, during the Annual Town Meeting on January 27 at 7 pm (held via Zoom conference). Next, the Board of Education will meet with the Board of Finance and the Town Council to discuss the education budget. The Town Council will vote on the final budget later in March.
Board of Education 2021-2022 Budget Documents/Presentations
Budget documents will be added here as they become public.
Budget Development Process
Administrators/program managers develop staff requests
Staff requests and justifications complied by Central Operations staff
Reviewed by superintendent
Administrators/program managers budget request discussions with Superintendent
October - November
Superintendent and staff review and budget information
Central Operations prepares budget information for Superintendent's Proposed Budget document
Distribute Superintendent's Proposed Budget
Superintendent's Proposed Budget reviewed by Board of Education members
Board of Education holds public workshops
Board of Education makes recommendations on budget changes
Completion of Board of Education budget changes
Approval of Board of Education budget
Preparation of budget document for presentation to the Town
Annual Town Meeting/Presentation of Town and Education Budget
Respond to Town Council and Board of Finance questions
Town Council Meeting/Approval of Town and Education Budgets