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Finance and Facilities Committee

The Finance and Facilities Committees of the Board govern the school district's finance, operations, and facilities. Areas of oversight include but are not limited to: district budgeting, food service, transportation, capital projects, building maintenance, and grounds.

Finance Committee Board Membership: Richard Jones (Chair), Greg Chestnut (Vice Chair), Rosemary Fiumara, and Robert Anderson 

Facilities Committee Board Membership: Scott Mayer (Chair), Robert Anderson (Vice Chair), Richard Jones, Robert Hayes 

News and Updates from the Committees

    • The Finance and Facilities Committee met on January 16, 2018. During the meeting George Sundell from Sundance Associates presented the enrollment study that the Board commissioned in order to understand student enrollment growth in the district. The presentation can be found utilizing this link. Additionally, Business Manager, Chris Wilson presented the General Fund Preliminary Budget for the fiscal year 2018-19. It can be found here.
    • The Finance and Facilities Committee met on December 1, 2017 to discuss several items. To access an overview of the meeting, please access this link.
    • At the October Work Session CM3, the company leading the energy savings projects throughout the district, gave the full Board an update on Guaranteed Engergy Savings Project 1 and 2. The district continues to enjoy robust savings from each project. An overview of the presentation is available through this link
    • The Finance Committee met on October 10, 2017. Discussion topics included increasing the Healthcare Rate Stabilization Fund so that the district is able to accomodate any unforeseen spikes in claims, analyzing the bus replacement schedule, researching the impact of increasing the amount of the DelVal borrowing to finance bus purchases, and an update on the budget calendar.
    • During the September Work Session, the Board toured the GVHS bathrooms with representatives from M/M Architects. The Facilities Committee is studying the feasibility of renovating some of the spaces. Additionally, the Board discussed potential enhancements to the high school stadium that include new turf and safety improvements to the grass hill near the bleachers.
    • The GVSD Board of Directors passed the 2017-18 Final Budget on June 27, 2017 during the public meeting. For details access the 2017-18 Budget Press Release or the GVSD Final Budget Presentation.
    • During the June 27, 2017 public School Board Meeting the audience asked for an overview of the mandated expenses and some of the cost savings measures the district initiated. Find them here: Mandated Expenses and Cost Savings Measures
    • During the June 19th Work Session, Mrs. Patricia Dunn, Assistant Superintendent, presented the District's updated systems and procedures for checking lease agreements and multiple occupancies. Use this link to access the presentation: Work Session Presentation 
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