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HCDSB News Release
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Halton Catholic Board Seeks Public Feedback on 2017-2018 Budget
 
 



The Halton Catholic District School Board is currently conducting a Budget Consultation Process for the 2017-2018 school year.

This process involves gathering public feedback, which will help guide and inform the Board of Trustees as they make decisions about our 2017-2018 school year budget.

Background Information

At the April 4th​ and April 18th, Regular Meetings of the Halton Catholic District School Board, the Board of Trustees held two (2) Budget Strategy Sessions.

The first session provided an overview of the budget process, outlined Ministry of Education requirements with respect to school board budgets, and showed ways that the budget is aligned with our Strategic Plan.

The second session outlined current budget challenges and priorities, and presented for consideration potential cost savings and revenue generating initiatives. For more information, read the Budget Information Summary here.​


BUDGET STRATEGY SESSION #1


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BUDGET STRATEGY SESSION #2

 

We Want Your Feedback!

  • A Budget Telephone Town Hall session took place on April 25, 2017, which provided a brief overview of the budget process, and invited parents to share their thoughts with trustees and senior staff, ask questions, and participate in a poll.
  • Parents and members of the community are able to share their perspective by completing an online survey​. The survey will be available until May 5, 2017. Survey results will be presented at the May 16, 2017 Regular Board Meeting, and will be considered by trustees and staff as the budget is developed and approved.
  • Share your thoughts and comments by email to Aaron Lofts, Senior Administrator, Financial Services: loftsa@hcdsb.org.​

Additional information about the 2017-2018 budget process ​is posted on our Board’s website.


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The Halton Catholic District School Board is a model learning community, widely recognized as distinctively Catholic. A provincial leader in student achievement, HCDSB provides exceptional educational experiences and services to over 33,000 students of all ages. God’s call to love and to serve is nurtured across our 46 elementary schools, 9 secondary schools, and 3 continuing education facilities, serving the communities of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton, and Oakville. With a focus on Achieving, Believing, and Belonging, we provide our students and staff with the tools for realizing their fullest potential, while also instilling a life-long commitment to the community.

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Media Contact:
Amanda Bartucci
Communications Officer
Halton Catholic District School Board
bartuccia@hcdsb.org 
905-632-6314, ext. 246
Alternate Media Contact:
Andrea Swinden
Administrator, Strategic Communications
Halton Catholic District School Board
swindena@hcdsb.org 
905-632-6314, ext. 159
 

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