Fiscal Year 2012 Operating Budget Information

On June 8, 2011, the Board of Education adopted an FY 2012 Operating Fund Budget of $516,751,528. This is $9,867,361 more than the FY 2011 Operating Budget, as the result of increases in the unrestricted ($23,796,366) and a reduction in the restricted ($13,929,005) components of the budget..

The following provide background and perspective on the FY 2012 budget process:

  • A summary of the operating budget request the Board submitted to the County Commissioners
  • Detailed budget documents, dated February 28, 2011, forwarded to the County Commissioners: Letter of transmittal; Attachments 1, 2, 3
  • FCPS staff's original January 31 proposed FY 2012 budget request prepared for public feedback

November 2010 through mid-January 2011: 

BOE reviewed FY12 base budget and strategic improvements


Monday, January 31:            

BOE finalized draft FY12 Operating Budget (budget) in preparation for Public Hearing


Monday, February 7: BOE Public Hearing

Wednesday, February 23:  BOE adopts budget


Tuesday, March 1:  BOE forwards budget request to Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)


Tuesday, March 15: Joint BOE/BOCC budget meeting
Tuesday, April 5:  BOCC public hearing re FCPS budget
Tuesday, April 26:  Joint BOE/BOCC budget meeting
June:   BOCC adopts county budget, sets BOE allocation
             BOE adopts final budget


Friday, July 1:  FCPS budget takes effect


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