2006 Kansas Code - 79-2926

      79-2926.   Budget forms prescribed; furnished by director of accounts and reports; duties of certain officers. (a) Subject to the provisions of subsection (b), the director of accounts and reports shall prepare and prescribe forms for the annual budgets of all taxing subdivisions or municipalities of the state. Such forms shall show the information required by this act necessary and proper to disclose complete information as to the financial condition of such taxing subdivision or municipality, and the receipts and expenditures thereof, both past and anticipated.

      (b) (1)   From and after July 1, 2004 and based upon recommendations by the state department of education, the director shall prepare and prescribe forms for the annual budget and a summary of the proposed budget of school districts. The state department of education shall make such recommendations after considering the best practices and standards established by the government finance officers association and the association of school business officials.

      (2) (A)   The school district budget form shall include a separate table outlining the aggregate amount of expenditures for salaries and wages for the following categories:

      (i)   Certified and noncertified administrators;

      (ii)   persons employed full-time as teachers;

      (iii)   other certified employees who are not employed full-time as teachers;

      (iv)   classified employees;

      (v)   other positions designated by the state department of education; and

      (vi)   substitutes and other temporary employees.

      (B)   The school district budget form shall show the number of full-time employee positions specified in paragraph (A) of this subsection and the average salaries or wages for such positions.

      (C)   The school district budget form shall show any other information recommended by the state department of education.

      (3)   The summary of the proposed budget form shall include:

      (A)   An overview of the proposed budget of the school district and the budgetary process;

      (B)   a summary of the changes in the proposed budget from the previous budget year;

      (C)   a summary of the estimated expenditures to be made and revenues to be received in the ensuing budget year and the sources of such revenue;

      (D)   the internet website address for school building report cards compiled by the state department of education; and

      (E)   any other information specified by the state department of education.

      (4)   Nothing in this subsection (b) shall be construed as limiting the authority of school districts to develop and provide material or information in addition to that required by the state department of education.

      (5)   The state department of education shall provide technical advice and assistance to school districts to insure compliance with the provisions of this section.

      (c)   All such budget and tax levy forms shall be printed by the division of printing in such quantity as required by the director. The director shall deliver the forms for school districts to the clerk of the board of education of each school district. The forms for all other taxing subdivisions or municipalities of the state shall be delivered by the director to the county clerk of each county, who shall deliver the same to the presiding officer of the governing body of the respective taxing subdivisions or municipalities within the county.

      History:   L. 1933, ch. 316, § 2; L. 1933, ch. 121, § 2 (Special Session); L. 1941, ch. 377, § 2; L. 1969, ch. 310, § 60; L. 1970, ch. 386, § 1; L. 1971, ch. 185, § 20; L. 1974, ch. 364, § 29; L. 2003, ch. 116, § 18; July 1.

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