FY18 Operating Budget
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Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Approved Budget
The Howard County Board of Education adopted its Operating Budget for the 2017–2018 school year (FY2018) on May 25, 2017. The budget totals $819.1 million, or approximately $2.9 million above Maintenance of Effort, which is the minimum level of funding required by state law. The budget represents $572.9 million in county funding, $238.6 million from the state, and $7.6 million from federal and other sources.
Board of Education’s Requested FY2018 Operating Budget
Superintendent’s Proposed FY2018 Operating Budget
- A Citizen’s Guide to the Superintendent’s Proposed FY 2018 Operating Budget
- Superintendent’s Proposed 2018 Operating Budget
- Superintendent’s Proposed FY 2018 Budget Budget Detail
- Presentation of the Superintendent’s Proposed FY 2018 Operating Budget – Meeting Agenda Item
Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Approved Budget
Board of Education FY17 Operating Budget
On May 31, 2016, the Howard County Board of Education approved an Operating Budget Request for the 2016–2017 school year (FY17) totaling $808,387,856. The amount approved represents a decrease of $48 million from the Board of Education’s budget request.
Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Requests
Board of Education FY17 Operating Budget Request
Superintendent’s FY17 Operating Budget Request
HCPSS has used zero-based budgeting to prepare budget proposals, beginning with the fiscal year 2015 budget. Learn more about the zero-based budgeting process.