Lead Sampling Program for Indiana’s Public Schools

TO:                         IASBO Members FROM:                  Denny Costerison LEAD SAMPLING PROGRAM FOR INDIANA’S PUBLIC SCHOOLS IASBO and IAPSS have been working with the Indiana Finance Authority regarding a voluntary Lead Sampling Program for Indiana’s Public Schools.  Letters have been sent to all superintendents on this issue.  The press release from the Indiana Finance Authority is listed below.

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General Assembly Activities

TO:                         IASBO Members FROM:                  Denny Costerison GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTIVITIES Senate Appropriations Committee This morning, the committee heard SB 196, intercept of school funds for bond payments.  Senator Kenley is the author of the bill.  This is the bill that expands the Indiana intercept provision in response to the Standard and Poor’s negative CreditWatch for all

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General Assembly Activities

TO:                         IASBO Members FROM:                  Denny Costerison   GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTIVITIES House Ways & Means Committee The committee met this afternoon to hear Chairman Tim Brown’s amendment to  HB 1001, state budget.  This is the House Republican amendment to the Governor’s proposed budget.  Tomorrow, HB 1001 will be scheduled again to hear other amendments.  The bill

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General Assembly Activities

TO:                         IASBO Members FROM:                  Denny Costerison GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTIVITIES House Floor Action Yesterday afternoon, the House took up HB 1009, school financial management, on third reading.  Representative Tony Cook, author of the bill, presented the bill.  He spoke of flexibility, transparency, and the increase in the maximum levy for the new Operation Fund.  He stated

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTIVITIES

TO:                         IASBO Members FROM:                  Denny Costerison GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTIVITIES The following is a recap of legislative activities the past couple of days: House Floor Action on HB 1009 Yesterday, the House took up HB 1009, school financial management, on second reading.  Nine Democratic amendments were propose, but only one was accepted.  The amendment  from Representative

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IASBO Four-Day Budget Workshop Series

TO:                         IASBO Members FROM:                  Denny Costerison IASBO BUILDING A SCHOOL CORPORATION’S ANNUAL BUDGET FOUR-DAY WORKSHOP SERIES Indiana ASBO is pleased once again to sponsor the 4-day Budget Workshops, a comprehensive series of four days that provides detailed and hands-on information for preparing a school corporation budget.  This is the 22nd  year that IASBO has presented

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Budgeting Fundamentals Certification Course

TO:                         IASBO Members FROM:                  Denny Costerison BUDGETING FUNDAMENTALS CERTIFICATION COURSE The Budgeting Fundamentals for School Business Officials (B110) certification course will be held on March 9 at The Palms in Plainfield.  This course will focus on basic budget principles, terminology, and practices needed by a school business official to create and manage a budget.  (Required

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General Assembly Activities

TO:                        IASBO Members FROM:                  Denny Costerison GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTIVITIES House Ways & Means Committee On Wednesday, the committee heard HB 1038, General Fund referendum.  Representative Torr is the author of the bill.  For an operating referendum that takes place after June 30, 2017, the approved referendum levy can be imposed for eight years.  Current law

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General Assembly Updates & IASBO Winter Institute

TO:                         IASBO Members FROM:                  Denny Costerison GENERAL ASSEMBLY ACTIVITIES House Education Committee This morning, the committee heard amendments to HB 1009, school financial management.  Representative Tony Cook, author of the bill, presented an amendment that had several provisions that IASBO had asked for.  The provisions include the following: Extends the waiver for protected taxes/circuit breaker

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2017 INDIANA ASBO ANNUAL MEETING

TO:                         IASBO Members FROM:                  Denny Costerison 2017 INDIANA ASBO ANNUAL MEETING IASBO President Weedie Smith and the Board of Directors of the Indiana Association of School Business Officials cordially invite you to attend the 71st Annual Meeting of the Association.  The meeting will take place on May 10-12 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  The Annual Meeting will be held

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