• Region One Education Service Center

    Finance Advisory Council Meeting



    Date:                                                                       Friday, February 13, 2015

    Time:                                                                                         9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    Place:                                                            Ft. Ringgold Room – Region One ESC

                                                                                                          Workshop # 43470





                 II.        TEA - School Finance Update

    *         Amanda Brownson, TEA


            III.        Calculating Your ADA – Student Enrollment Trends

    ·         Student Enrollment Comparison by Type

    ·         5 Year Enrollment - All Districts

    ·         5 Year Enrollment Trend by District/Campus (District Specific)

    ·         5 Year Enrollment Trend by Disaggregation of Student Data Special Program (District Specific)

    ·          Students that Left ISD (District Specific)

    ·          New Students to ISD by (District Specific)

    *         Mary Trevino-Cortez, Region One ESC


                 IV.        Budgeting Tools – 2015-2016

    ·         Indicators of Financial Problems – Staffing Ratios (District Specific)

    ·         Gen Fund Revenues & Expenditures Compared to Enrollment (District Specific)

    ·         Staff Ratios by Function Professional/Support Staff  (District Specific)

    ·         Full Time Equivalent (FTEs) by Function

    ·         Basic Staffing Guidelines

    *        Frances Guzman, Region One ESC


                      V.        Legislative Update

    *        Lynn Moak, Moak, Casey and Associates, Inc. – via videoconference


                    VI.     Depository Contracts - Dos and Don'ts               
                          ·    Bank Depository Contracts - Laws and Prodedures (Frances Guzman)
                          ·      Your New Depository Contracts - Making it Work for Districts (Gina Lobato)
                                    ·      Region One School Districts not Eligible for An Extension
                          ·      Board Resolution to Extend Depository Contracts
                          ·      Depository Contracts - FAQ
            ·     Sample Bank Depository Bid from San Antonio ISD
                             *     Frances Guzman, Region One ESC
                 *        Gina Lobato, Public Funds – Deposit Services Relationship Manager, BBVA Compas
    VII.    Property Value Study and Taxable Audits

    *         Carla Pope-Osborne, Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott LLP.


           VIII.        Announcements/Correspondence

       ·    Cashiering Class – Tuesday, April 14, 2015

    *        Linda Patterson, Patterson and Associates


                    IX.        Adjournment

Last Modified on February 18, 2015