410 Supt. Noble’s list of recommended cuts for 2011-12 budget

Following are the adjustments Superintendent Steve Noble will be recommending to the USD 410 Board of Education at the board?s meeting Monday, April 11. Numbers within parentheses reflect the reduction of dollars.


Certified Staff Reductions: 5.80 FTE (247,926)

Eliminate Payments for Building Improvement Team Members (11,624)

Eliminate Payments for Professional Development Team Members (2,433)

Reduce Budget for Substitute Teachers (3,244)

Reduce Number of Student Contact Days (25,000)

Eliminate One Custodial Position (20,857)

Eliminate Instrumental Music Aide Position (3,718)

Eliminate Budget for Building Secretary Subs (1,352)

Reduce Budget for Custodial Extra Duty (559)

Reduce Budget for Maintenance Extra Duty (5,032)

Reduce Budget for Sub Aides (1,081)

Switch Lunchroom Supervision to Classified Position (1,352)

Find Alternative Funding for School Nurse (17,850)

Find Alternative Funding for Catch-Up Corral (2,703)

Reduce Budget for Existing Early Retirement Payments (18,100)

Eliminate District Payment for Medical Reimbursement Debit Card (900)

Reduce Middle School At Risk Aide by 0.5 Hour (1,777)

Eliminate High School At Risk Sub Aide Budget (250)

Eliminate Middle School At Risk Sub Aide Budget (500)

Increase Budget for Bilingual Aide Salary – 2,000.00

Reduce Budget for Driver’s Education Salary (811)

Eliminate Budget for Subject Area Committee Substitute Salaries (1,433)

Increase Budget for Parents as Teachers Assessment – 750.00

Total Reduced Salary and Employee Benefit Expenses (365,752)


Add Budget for Snow Removal – 1,000.00

Reduce Budget for Contracted Athletic Facility Maintenance (1,500)

Reduce Budget for Purchased Custodial Services (5,000)

Reduce Budget for Receipts for Building Use Revenue Account – 14,500.00

Eliminate Budget for Storage Facility Rental (500)

Reduce Budget for Pest Control (1,000)

Reduce Budget for Property Insurance (2,000)

Reduce Budget for Property Taxes (5,500)

Eliminate Budget for Transportation Facility Rental (2,500)

Eliminate Budget for Administrative Office Facility Rental (7,000)

Move Budget for Carpet Replacement to Capital Outlay (15,000)

Reduce Budget for Building Repairs by 5% (1,800)

Total Reduced Transportation, Maintenance, and Custodial Expenses (26,300)


Find Alternative Source for Funding Trojan Classic Workers (1,622)

Reduce Budget for Student Organization Field Trips (Out of State) (500)

Increase Athletics Subsidy to Include Cheerleading – 1,000.00

Eliminate Separate Cheerleading Subsidy (2,250)

Eliminate Separate Uniforms Subsidy (1,000)

Reduce Budget for Student Insurance (3,500)

Eliminate Separate Budget for Coaching Clinic Registrations and Travel (675)

Eliminate North After-School Activity Route (4,000)

Total Reduced Activities Expenses (12,547)


Reduce Budget for Other Instructional Expenses (Gen) (13,239)

Reduce Media Center Budgets by the Amount of Book Fair Proceeds (1,250)

Increase Budget for Learning Center Enrollment Payments – 22,000.00

Reduce Budget for Other Instructional Expenses (LOB) (4,389)

Reduce Budget for Vocational Education (3,122)

Eliminate Budget for Instructional Software (5,000)

Eliminate Greenbush Enrichment Program Payment (Via TEEN) (3,000)

Eliminate Greenbush Media Library Subscription (Via TEEN) (3,200)

Reduce TEEN Base Assessment (Via TEEN) (2,500)

Total Reduced Curriculum Expenses (13,700)


Reduce Basic Supplies and Paper Budget (1,000)

Reduce Color Copying by 33% (4,000)

Reduce Budget for Postage and Shipping (2,000)

Reduce Budget for Telephone (1,000)

Reduce Budget for District Office Equipment (750)

Eliminate Budget for Employee Appreciation (750)

Reduce Budget for Attorney/Legal Fees (Gen) (2,000)

Total Reduced District Level Expenses (11,500)


Increase Budget for Board Training and Registrations – 600.00

Eliminate Budget for Board Meals and Lodging (400)

Eliminate Budget for Board Miscellaneous Expenses (2,000)

Total Reduced Board Expenses (1,800)


Eliminate Budget for ESSDACK Crisis Intervention Membership (400)

Reduce Budget for District Travel (Non-IDP) (500)

Eliminate Budget for Supt. National Conference Registrations (400)

Eliminate Budget for Supt. Mileage (575)

Eliminate Budget for Supt. National Conference Travel (1,175)

Eliminate Budget for Supt. Other Expenses (200)

Eliminate Budget for National Teacher Conference (2,400)

Reduce Budget for PD 360 Network License (3,600)

Total Reduced Adult Learning Expenses (9,250)


Reduce Budget for Water (1,000)

Reduce Budget for Natural Gas (20,000)

Reduce Budget for Electricity (15,000)

Total Reduced Utilities Expenses (36,000)


Reduce Budget for Network Software (Microsoft Licensing Change) (15,000)

Reduce Budget for Administrative Software Support (500)

Eliminate Budget for Dark Fiber Lease (450)

Total Reduced Technology Expenses (15,950)


Eliminate Budget for Driver’s Education Miscellaneous Expense (1,000)

Eliminate Four Year Old At Risk Equipment Budget (500)

Reduce Building Budgets by 10% (6,800)

Eliminate Middle School Agendas Budget (650)

Eliminate Curriculum Development Supplies Budget (500)

Reduce Building At Risk Budgets by 10% (1,265)

Eliminate Four Year Old At Risk Miscellaneous Expense Budget (1,000)

Eliminate Middle School Counseling Supplies Budget (70)

Eliminate Elementary School Playground Supplies Budget (110)

Eliminate Middle School PE Budget (300)

Eliminate Middle School Technology Budget (235)

Total Reduced Equipment and Supplies Expenses (12,430)


Total Cuts (505,229)

Reserves (34,771)

Total Operational Reductions: (540,000)

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