Budget FY 2018

The RSU 13 Board will be holding budget workshops as listed below.  Dates and times will be updated as necessary.


 Meetings are held at the McLain School, 28 Lincoln Street, Rockland, ME  04841.    Map to 28 Lincoln Street



         The Fiscal 2018-2019 Budget Presentation will be available here prior to the public Budget Meeting in May.

  • Please click the links below to view the Summary Draft RSU 13 School Budget.  This draft will be revised throughout the the process.
  • Finally, a budget validation referendum (a public vote) will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.  You must be a registered voter in Rockland, Cushing, Owls Head, South Thomaston or Thomaston to vote.  Absentee ballots will be available at your town office.  Check with your town office for times and locations.

Table of Contents
RSU 13 Proposed K-12 Budget- Detail / Revenues / Assessments

Summary Budget / Articles K-12:

  1. Article 1 - Regular Instruction
  2. Article 2 - Special Education
  3. Article 3 - Career & Technicial Education
  4. Article 4 - Other Instruction
  5. Article 5 - Student & Staff Support
  6. Article 6 - System Administration
  7. Article 7 - School Administration
  8. Article 8 - Transportation
  9. Article 9 - Facilities
  10. Article 10 - Debt Services & Other Commitments
  11. Article 11 - Other Expenditures
  12. Articles 17 & 19 - Adult Education

Appendix A - Warrant Article for RSU 13 Budget Meeting
Appendix B - Notice of Budget Validation Referendum
Appendix C - Computation and Declaration of Votes
Appendix D - ED 279 - State Calculation for Funding Public Education
Appendix E - Personnel Analysis / Positions Funded Outside Budget




RSU #13 (rev. 3/27/17)




(All meetings to be held in Central Office Conference/Board Room unless otherwise noted - times subject to change)




Budget Development (Additional Finance Meetings may be added as needed)


Tuesday, April 4th            5:00   Finance Committee – Budget Overview

Thursday, April 6th          5:00   Budget Development –

                                                           Special Education, Curriculum, Dist. Admin.

                                                       6:30   School Board Business Meeting

 Tuesday, April 11th         5:00   Cancelled

 Thursday, April 13th       5:00   Budget Development – High School

April 17th to 21st            School Vacation Week – Meet as necessary


 Tuesday, April 25th         5:00   Finance Committee/Budget Development –

                                                           Elementary Schools & Athletics

 Thursday, April 28th       5:00   Budget Development -Facilities, Technology,

                                                                                   Transportation & Food Service

                                       6:00   School Board – Public Input Meeting

                                                      6:30   School Board Workshop (moved from April 20th)

 Tuesday, May 2nd           5:00   Budget Development – if needed

 Thursday, May 4th          5:00   School Board Budget Presentation

                                                      6:30   School Board Business Meeting

                                                                   Possible Adoption & Warrants



Referendum Timeline 


 May 4th                           6:30 Board Meeting to sign Warrant

 May 5th                           Deliver Warrants to Five Towns

 May 5th                           E-mail warrant article for ballots to towns

 May 13th                        Deliver ballots to City/Towns

 May 30th                         Budget Meeting – Oceanside High School (6PM)

 June 13th                         Election – Local Polling Locations

 June 15th                         Clerks deliver completed Election Returns RSU

 June 15th                         Board to compute and adopt Declaration of Election Results