Category Archives: funding

Contact the Commissioners

Completing the following form will send your message to all five commissioners.  The information collected is used only to send the message.  It will never be shared anywhere else. To: Commissioner Stephen Wantz District 1 Commissioner Richard Weaver District 2 Commissioner Dennis Frazier District 3 Commissioner Richard Rothschild District 4 Commissioner Doug Howard District 5

Contact the Board of Education

Completing the following form will send your message to all members of the Carroll County Board of Education and Superintendent Guthrie.  The information collected is used only to send the message.  It will never be shared anywhere else. To: James L. Doolan, President Bob E. Lord, Vice-President Devon M. Rothschild Virginia R. Harrison Jennifer A. Seidel… Read More »

The CCPS Budget Process

At the January 2016 Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Guthrie released his proposed FY2017 budget. The fiscal year begins July 1, 2016. Click here for the CCPS Proposed Budget Page What happens next? Public review and feedback to the Board of Education regarding the budget. There will be two public hearings where the proposed budget will… Read More »

If only …

We went back to the very first budget the previous set of commissioners passed. Had they stuck to their plan rather than throwing it out and starting over every year, CCPS would not be in the position it is in. Even with the state’s passback of the pension funding costs, CCPS would be more than $20m… Read More »

Increasing funding = Increasing Taxes?

Not so fast! Robin Frazier declares that because “her opponent” wants to increase funding to schools, that he wants to increase taxes. This simply isn’t true. Spending doesn’t match to taxes, it matches to revenue. The commissioners claim to have lowered taxes for the past four years, yet each year, revenues have increased. That’s right;… Read More »