HAMILTON-WENHAM REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
The budget will provide for a high quality education. The School Committee and District Staff will work to ensure sound fiscal practices in order to achieve educational goals and objectives.
Public school budgeting is regulated and controlled by legislation, state regulations, and local School Committee requirements. The operating budget for the Hamilton Wenham School District will be prepared and presented in line with state law and the Regional Agreement.
The Superintendent will serve as budget officer but he/she may delegate portions of this responsibility to members of his/her staff as he/she deems appropriate. The three general areas of responsibility for the Superintendent as budget officer will be budget preparation, budget presentation, and budget administration.
LEGAL REFS: M.G.L. 71:16: 71:16B, 71:34, 71:37, 71:38N
Adopted: January 31, 2013