Budget Primer Resolution

Fall
2009
Resolution Number: 
05.02
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Budget and Finance
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, Local senates will be empowered by a greater knowledge of budget processes; and

Whereas, A brief and clearly expressed primer regarding budget issues and language would allow new senate presidents to perform better in the participatory governance process with regards to budget decisions;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges adopt the paper Budget Considerations: A Primer for Senate Leaders;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to local senates that the Budget Considerations: A Primer for Senate Leaders paper be used as a supplement to, rather than as a replacement for, Faculty Role in Planning and Budgeting; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend that local senates and faculty use the Budget Considerations: A Primer for Senate Leaders paper as a basic guide to inform themselves about budgets as they participate in the development and implementation of budget processes at their colleges.

MSC Disposition: Local Senates

Status Report: 

During presentations and breakouts, in Rostrum articles, and in local conversations, Senate representatives encouraged local senates to use the noted publication to inform local budget conversations.