10.20.103 CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH THE REGULAR ANB MAY BE INCREASED FOR THE ENSUING SCHOOL FISCAL YEAR
(1) The board of trustees or the county superintendent will provide information requested by the Superintendent of Public Instruction to establish the basis for an increase in ANB and the estimates or data required to determine the number of additional ANB to be approved for the situations as listed in 20-9-313 , MCA, or special unanticipated circumstances resulting from the implementation of 20-9-311 , MCA.
(2) A district that experiences an unanticipated enrollment increase after the beginning of the school fiscal year may apply to the Superintendent of Public Instruction for an increase in the district direct state aid amount provided the unanticipated enrollment increase meets the requirements of ARM 10.20.105, and the district has adopted a budget amendment for the unanticipated enrollment increase in accordance with the provisions of 20-9-161 through 20-9-165 , MCA, and ARM 10.22.201 through 10.22.206.
(a) Receipt of the adopted budget amendment resolution signed by the presiding officer of the trustees and the district clerk will be considered the request for additional state assistance.
(b) In order to be eligible to receive additional state assistance, the district must submit a petition for permission to adopt a budget amendment resolution due to an unanticipated enrollment increase to the Superintendent of Public Instruction no later than May 31 of the school fiscal year to which the enrollment increase applies.
(3) Application for increased ANB shall be made to the Superintendent of Public Instruction by June 1 for reasons provided in 20-9-313 , MCA. The Superintendent shall approve, disapprove, or adjust the application by the fourth Monday in June.
History: 20-3-106, 20-9-102, MCA; IMP, 20-9-311, 20-9-313, 20-9-314, MCA; NEW, 1990 MAR p. 505, Eff. 3/16/90; AMD, 1994 MAR p. 1824, Eff. 7/8/94; AMD, 1996 MAR p. 2168, Eff. 8/9/96; AMD, 2000 MAR p. 632, Eff. 2/25/00; AMD, 2002 MAR p. 1740, Eff. 6/28/02.