Budget and Finance Resources
OSBA sponsors a variety of programs designed to help school districts with financial issues: Solveras - check recovery, TANPool - pooled short-term borrowing, PaySchools - online payment processing, FlexFund - financing through non-voted debt and PACE - Property and Casualty Coverage for Education.
This free service returns funds to your districts budget by electronically recovering bad checks and direct depositing those funds to your bank account.
OSBA Legislative Policy Committee's policies and priorities for the 2013 Legislative Session.
Learn from Gresham-Barlow School District how to engage your community in setting budgeting priorities.
Resources for bond and local option elections, including campaign information. School district, ESD and community college bond and local option elections and results.
Upcoming school district, ESD and community college bond and local option elections plus recent unofficial election results.
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Budget and Finance PublicationsBudget committees are a key part of a district's decision-making process. Although most school funding now comes from the state, the function of your local budget committee has not changed. This eight-page handbook, written by OSBA staff, explains the committee's duties and responsibilities.
A guide to sample modification language for commonly used American Institute of Architects (AIA) model construction contracts.
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Budget and Finance Related LinksProfessional association provides programs and services to promote the highest standards of school business management practices, professional growth, and the effective use of educational resources.
The Elections Division uniformly interprets and applies the election laws that allow our democracy to function.
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