B.1.4 Budget

B.1.4.1 Annual Budget

Responsible Department: Budget

Date Approved/Amended: December 2, 2010



The Board shall adopt a budget on or before August 31 of every other year, providing authority to expend funds in accordance with state law, Board policy, and the College's approved procedures.

B.1.4.2 Budget Planning

Responsible Department: Budget

Date Approved/Amended: December 2, 2010



In order to ensure that the College's budget effectively reflects its goals, programs and activities, and so as to ensure sufficient resources to implement and support them, budget planning shall be an integral part of the College's overall program.

B.1.4.3 Budget Schedule

Responsible Department: Budget

Date Approved/Amended: December 2, 2010



In order to ensure that the College's budget effectively reflects its goals, programs and activities, and so as to ensure sufficient resources to implement and support them, budget planning shall be an integral part of the College's overall program.

B.1.4.4 Budget Adoption

Responsible Department: Budget

Date Approved/Amended: December 2, 2010



A budget for the operation of the College shall be approved prior to the beginning of every other fiscal year.

The adopted budget shall provide the authority to expend funds for the purposes indicated and in accordance with state law, Board policy and the College's approved purchasing policies and procedures. The expenditure of funds shall be under the direction of the Chancellor or designee who shall ensure that funds are expended in accordance with the adopted budget.

B.1.4.5 Budget Amendments

Responsible Department: Budget

Date Approved/Amended: December 2, 2010



The adopted budget may be amended by the Board at any time during the fiscal year. The Chancellor shall develop procedures for making budget amendments.

B.1.4.6 Budget Availability

Responsible Department: Budget

Date Approved/Amended: December 2, 2010



After the proposed budget is presented to the Board and prior to its adoption, a copy of the proposed budget shall be available for inspection at the College's administrative offices during regular business hours.

B.1.4.7 Public Hearing

Responsible Department: Budget

Date Approved/Amended: December 2, 2010



The public hearing on the proposed budget shall be conducted in accordance with law, and as follows:

  1. Prior to the beginning of the hearing, the Board may establish time limits for speakers and may determine the number of speakers for group presentations
  2. The Board Chair shall request at the beginning of the hearing that all persons desiring to speak should register in advance
  3. Speakers shall confine their remarks to the appropriation of funds as contained in the proposed budget; and
  4. No officer or employee of the College shall be required to respond to questions from speakers at the hearing.