From the Harford County Board of Education:
The Board of Education of Harford County met for a special business meeting on Monday, January 30, 2012, in the Board Room of the HCPS/A.A. Roberty Building and took the following actions or received the following presentations:
Approved the Proposed FY13 Operating Budget with the following amendments:
– State Reduction in funding of $2,855,486 (Revenue)
– Reduction in the health rate from 7% to 2% of $3,033,000 (Expense)
– Reduced the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Purchasing Agent and reallocated the funds to the Education Services budget in the amount of $99,060
– Eliminated the Biomedical Science Program Teacher Specialist for Bel Air High School and reallocated those funds to the Special Education budget for a special education teacher in the amount of $60,985
With the above listed amendments, the approved budget request for the FY13 in the Unrestricted Fund of $444,301,549. Additionally, the amounts for the other funds are: Restricted Funds of $24,493,445 Food Service Fund of $15,205,567, and the Capital Budget of $15,706,131.