April 30, 2019 Budget Sub Meeting


Quincy School Committee
Budget and Finance Subcommittee
Mrs. Kathryn Hubley, Chair
Coddington Building
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
6:00 p.m.

  1. Quarterly Budget Status Report - Mr. Mullaney


Quincy School Committee
Budget & Finance Subcommittee Meeting - April 30, 2019

A meeting of the Budget & Finance Subcommittee was held on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 6:00 pm in the Coddington Building. Present were Mayor Thomas Koch, Mr. Anthony Andronico, Mr. Paul Bregoli, Mr. Douglas Gutro, Mrs. Emily Lebo, and Mrs. Kathryn Hubley, Chair. Also attending were Superintendent DeCristofaro, Deputy Superintendent Kevin Mulvey, Dr. Beth Hallett, Mr. James Mullaney, Ms. Maura Papile, Ms. Erin Perkins, Ms. Madeline Roy, Mr. Keith Segalla; Ms. Allison Cox, Quincy Education Association President; Citywide Parent Council Co-President Scott Alessandro; and Ms. Laura Owens, Clerk.

Director of Business James Mullaney presented the Quarterly Budget review through the FY2019 third quarter ending March 31, 2019. Surpluses and deficits will be balanced and requests for transfers made at the June 12, 2019 School Committee meeting. It is anticipated that all contractual and scheduled expenses can be accommodated.

On the salary side, Academic Classroom Teachers, Academic Programs, and Non-Academic Support categories have surpluses, which will offset deficit in the Academic Support and provide a net surplus.

Mr. Mullaney said that the deficit is in the Special Education paraprofessionals, where additional staff members are needed to meet the needs of students. Dr. DeCristofaro said there are new students and new student needs over the course of a school year.

On the expense side, there is a deficit in Non-Academic expenses, specifically in the outside transportation line. Additional funds for textbooks and supplies will be expended in the fourth quarter. There is a surplus in the Special Education tuition line, which Mr. Mullaney is recommending remain in the revolving account to ensure the recommended level of funding for this account.

Mrs. Lebo made a motion to accept the Quarterly Budget Report as presented. Mr. Andronico seconded the motion and on a voice vote, the ayes have it.

Mr. Bregoli made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:15 pm.