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Chapter 1011
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F.S. 1011.03
1011.03 Public hearings; budget to be submitted to Department of Education.
(1) Each district school board shall cause a summary of its tentative budget, including the proposed millage levies as provided for by law, to be posted on the district’s official website and advertised once in a newspaper of general circulation published in the district or to be posted at the courthouse if there be no such newspaper.
(2) The advertisement shall appear adjacent to the advertisement required pursuant to s. 200.065. The State Board of Education may adopt rules necessary to provide specific requirements for the format of the advertisement.
(3) The board shall hold public hearings to adopt tentative and final budgets pursuant to s. 200.065. The hearings shall be primarily for the purpose of hearing requests and complaints from the public regarding the budgets and the proposed tax levies and for explaining the budget and proposed or adopted amendments thereto, if any. The tentative budget must be posted on the district’s official website at least 2 days before the budget hearing held pursuant to s. 200.065 or other law. The final adopted budget must be posted on the district’s official website within 30 days after adoption. The board shall require the superintendent to transmit two copies of the adopted budget to the Department of Education as prescribed by law and rules of the State Board of Education.
(4) If the governing body of a district amends the budget, the adopted amendment must be posted on the official website of the district within 5 days after adoption.
History.s. 606, ch. 2002-387; s. 24, ch. 2010-154; s. 23, ch. 2011-144; s. 31, ch. 2011-175; s. 11, ch. 2018-5; s. 14, ch. 2020-3.