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New Rochelle Schools Seek Advisory Committee

The committee, made up of community members, will advise the board on the 2013-14 budget.

The New Rochelle School District Board of Education is  accepting applications from community members for a Community Advisory Committee.

Residents with interest, expertise and willingness to make recommendations to the board regarding to the development of the annual budget for the 2013-2014 school year are requested to apply to serve on the committee. 

Between five and 7 committee members will be appointed by the board January from a cross-section of the community. The anticipated time of voluntary service will be from January through April, and the committee is expected to meet approximately eight times.   

Applications along with a resume must be submitted no later than Friday, Jan. 4. 

Applications and resumes can be faxed to the City School District of New Rochelle district clerk’s office at 914-576-4613; hand delivered to the clerk’s office at 515 North Ave., 2nd Floor, New Rochelle; or emailed to csdnrboe@gmail.com

For more information, please call (914) 576-4219 or visit the City School District of New Rochelle website at www.nred.org.

In a press release announcing the formation of the committe, the school district added the following information about what is to be expected from the committee:

Community Advisory Committee 2013-14 Budget

Goals:

  • To develop an understanding of the budget and financial issues.
  • To develop recommendations for improving communication to enhance understanding of the district’s budget and financial condition.
  • To develop recommendations on fiscal and program priorities that support the district’s strategic plan and a balanced budget.
  • To review the district’s budget and generate recommendations for the board/Superintendent to consider in the budget development process.

Charges (items to be completed by Comunity Advisory Committee):

The committee will be given the following charges for the 2013-14 budget:

  1. Recommend fiscally responsible strategies to increase revenue and manage expenses; and
  2. Recommend ways to clarify the presentation of the proposed budget to the community.

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