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Time schedule for budget.

The time schedule for preparation, adoption and filing of the annual budget is as follows:
Final Date
For Action
First-Class Districts
Second-Class Districts
Public Charter Schools
July 10
Final date for district to
prepare annual budget. Upon completion of their budgets, every school district shall publish a notice stating that the district has completed the budget, placed it on file in the school district administration office, that a copy thereof will be furnished to any person who calls upon the district for it, and that the board of directors will meet for the purpose of fixing and adopting the budget of the district for the ensuing fiscal year. Such notice shall designate the date, time, and place of said meeting. The notice shall also state that any person may appear thereat and be heard for or against any part of such budget. Said notice shall be published at least once each week for two consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the district, or, if there be none, in a newspaper of general circulation in the county or counties in which such district is a part. The last notice shall be published no later than seven days immediately prior to the hearing.
Same as first-class.
Final date for charter school to prepare its proposed annual budget. Upon completion of their proposed budgets, every charter school shall publish a notice stating that the charter school has completed the budget, placed it on file in the charter school administration office, that a copy thereof will be furnished to any person who calls upon the school for it, and that the school board will meet for the purpose of fixing and adopting the budget of the charter school for the ensuing fiscal year. Such notice shall designate the date, time, and place of said meeting. The notice shall also state that any person may appear thereat and be heard for or against any part of such budget. Said notice shall be published at least once each week for two consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the county or counties in which such school is a part. The last notice shall be published no later than seven days immediately prior to the hearing. Every charter school shall submit the proposed budget to the office of superintendent of public instruction and the charter school's authorizer, as defined in RCW 28A.710.010.
 
Final date to have sufficient copies of budget to meet reasonable demands of public. Also, final date to submit the budget to the educational service district for review and comment. The July 10th date may be delayed by the superintendent of public instruction if the state's operating budget is not finally approved by the legislature until after June 1st.
Same as first-class
Final date to have sufficient copies of budget to meet reasonable demands of public. The July 10th date may be delayed by the superintendent of public instruction if the state's operating budget is not finally approved by the legislature until after June 1st.
August 1
 
Final date for board directors to meet in public hearing and fix and adopt said budget.
 
 
 
Such hearing may be continued not to exceed a total of two days: Provided, That the budget must be adopted no later than August 1st.
 
 
 
Upon conclusion of the hearing the board of directors shall fix and determine the appropriation from each fund contained in the budget separately, and shall by resolution adopt the budget and the appropriations as so finally determined, and enter the same in the official minutes of the board.
 
August 3
 
Last date to forward the adopted budget to educational service district for review, alteration and approval.
 
August 31
Final date for board of directors to meet in public hearing and fix and adopt said budget. Such hearing may be continued not to exceed a total of two days: Provided, That the budget must be adopted no later than August 31st. Upon conclusion of board of directors shall fix and determine the appropriation from each fund contained in the budget separately, and shall by resolution adopt the budget and the appropriations as so finally determined, and enter the same in the official minutes of the board.
Final date for the budget review committee to fix and approve the amount of the appropriation from each fund of the budget. One copy of the approved budget will be retained by the educational service district and one copy will be retained by the superintendent of public instruction. No budget review committee shall knowingly approve any budget or appropriation that is in violation of state law or rules and regulations adopted by the superintendent of public instruction. Members of the budget review committee as referred to in this section shall consist of the educational service district superintendent or a representative thereof, a member of the local board of directors or a representative thereof and a representative of the superintendent of public instruction.
Final date for the charter school board to meet in public hearing and fix and adopt said budget. Such hearing may be continued not to exceed a total of two days: Provided, That the budget must be adopted no later than August 31st. The charter school board shall fix and determine the appropriation from each fund contained in the budget separately, and shall by resolution adopt the budget and the appropriations as so finally determined, and enter the same in the official minutes of the board.
September 3
Final date for district to file the adopted budget with their educational service district.
 
Final date for the charter school to submit the adopted annual budget to the office of superintendent of public instruction and the charter school's authorizer, as defined in RCW 28A.710.010.
September 10
Final date for educational service district to file the adopted budgets with the superintendent of public instruction.
Final date for the superintendent of public instruction to return a copy of the approved budget to the local school district.
 
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.150.290 and 28A.710.220. WSR 15-18-078, § 392-123-054, filed 8/28/15, effective 9/28/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.505.040. WSR 96-08-058 (Order 96-06), § 392-123-054, filed 4/2/96, effective 5/3/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.505.090. WSR 93-17-006 (Order 93-12), § 392-123-054, filed 8/5/93, effective 9/5/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.505.140 and H.B. 1224. WSR 92-03-024 (Order 92-02), § 392-123-054, filed 1/7/92, effective 2/7/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.65.465. WSR 87-15-067 (Order 87-7), § 392-123-054, filed 7/16/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.41.170, 28A.65.465 and 28A.41.055. WSR 85-15-110 (Order 85-3), § 392-123-054, filed 7/24/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.65.465. WSR 84-13-021 (Order 84-11), § 392-123-054, filed 6/13/84; WSR 83-21-027 (Order 83-12), § 392-123-054, filed 10/10/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.41.170, 28A.41.055 and 28A.65.465. WSR 81-20-007 (Order 81-18), § 392-123-054, filed 9/24/81. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.65.465. WSR 80-06-043 (Order 80-16), § 392-123-054, filed 5/13/80; Order 8-76, § 392-123-054, filed 7/23/76.]
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