LISBON — The School Committee on Monday night presented an expenditure report as part of its proposed budget for fiscal year 2017-18.

The proposed $16.44 million budget is an increase of $1.12 million over last year.

It only includes expenditures, Superintendent Richard Green said, and there is no revenue built into any of the numbers yet.

“This budget reflects keeping our operations, programs and services that we currently have in place and there’s only a few items that are transferred,” he said.

The School Committee transferred $10,000 of the debt service amount of $39,773 to the technology department and the remaining amount to the bus lease-purchase.

The committee faced many challenges with this year’s budget and its annual audit was not completed until Jan. 31.

“As a result, we still haven’t made any of the audit adjustments to our current budget, which would indicate the actual remaining unassigned and local entitlement fund balances which will be used to offset these expenditures,” Green said.

The Lisbon School Committee is challenged by not knowing how much state funding is available to the town and how the governor’s proposed budget will affect the district financially.

Gov. Paul LePage’s proposed budget, released Jan. 6, includes reducing system administration and General Purpose Aid to Education, cutting funding to the Maine Learning Technology Initiative laptop program and restructuring special education funding.

Budgeting for Gartley Street School was challenging for the committee because the school’s revenue has not been consistent.

“It keeps increasing,” Green said. “Some of the revenue we should have received for this year, (we) probably won’t receive until the school year starts, so we have to be careful how much we budget for that.”

The expenditure report shows an $803,694 increase at Gartley Street School, which includes salaries and health insurance. Income and revenue still have to be added to the budget.

Even though the exact revenue was unknown, Green said it is a lot less than what was anticipated. However, if only three more students come to Gartley Street from outside the district, the revenue will begin to look as expected.

The school houses Lisbon School Department programs for students with emotional problems and for high school students who need alternative classes.

Without knowing expected revenues, the impact on local taxes was still unknown.

Once the committee receives indication of funding from the National School Lunch Program, makes all of its audit adjustments and calculates its local entitlement figures, a revenue sheet will be generated to see the impact on local taxes.

Green also presented a new primary budget goal of maintaining current student programs and services.

“As always, we will continue to look at our current programs and services to make sure we are operating in the most efficient manner,” Green said. “And we will consider additional restructuring through attrition and needs that are addressed through our professional conversations.”

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