10.22.205 BUDGET AMENDMENT PREPARATION AND ADOPTION
(1) The adopted budget amendment must be signed by the presiding officer of the trustees and the clerk of the district. Copies must be sent to the county superintendent and the Superintendent of Public Instruction within 30 days after the adoption of the budget amendment.
(2) Upon receipt of the budget amendment resolution, the Office of Public Instruction will assign a project reporter number to the budget amendment to be used for accounting purposes. The expenditures related to the budget amendment must be accounted for separately using a project reporter number assigned by the Office of Public Instruction.
(3) Whenever a budget amendment has been adopted for:
(a) the general fund to finance the cost of increased enrollment, the trustees may apply to the Superintendent of Public Instruction for an increase in direct state aid as provided in 20-9-166 , MCA, and ARM 10.20.103(2) ; or
(b) the transportation fund, the trustees may apply to the Superintendent of Public Instruction for additional state transportation aid as provided in 20-9-166 , MCA, and ARM 10.7.107.
(4) The state Superintendent's receipt of an adopted budget amendment resolution signed by the presiding officer of the trustees and the district clerk shall be considered the district's application for additional state assistance under a budget amendment. The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall approve or disapprove each application for increased direct state aid or additional transportation aid made in accordance with 20-9-166 , MCA.
History: 20-9-102, MCA; IMP, 20-9-165, 20-9-166, MCA; NEW, 1992 MAR p. 222, Eff. 2/14/92; 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.