year, our board of trustees rises to the challenge of
stretching every dollar of public money to maximize the impact of our budget
and ensure we continue to provide quality education.
that we are responsible for a student population of more than 15,000 in 35 schools makes this a big and very important job.
our students succeed and live up to our Accomplish Anything motto, we invest in exceptional
resources, programs and staffing across the division. Our annual budget aims to
reflect investments which support our Three Expectations for Student Learning:
Our board will be releasing more on the draft budget for 2020-21 as part of its regular meeting on Thursday, February 13, 2020.
Public feedback welcomed
During the meeting, we will be sharing revenue, expenditures and the proposed property tax impact details. As always, public feedback on draft budget may be made by letter directed to the board of trustees, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by appearing as a delegation, in person, at the regular board meeting to be held on Thursday, February 27, 2020.If you are interested in appearing as a delegation, you are required to email a notice to appear and the written presentation to Emily Vickers at email@example.com by Thursday, February 20, 2020.
Online town hall now closed
We would like to also thank everyone who took the time to share what priorities they would like to see addressed using our online pre-budget community consultation tool. In light of the extensive review and the potential changes to delivery and funding of education in Manitoba, it is even more important to share your thoughts about how resources are invested.
"Hearing directly from staff, parents and taxpayers is crucial to our process. Pembina Trails trustees are committed to bringing local voice to the table and ensuring that our students are supported with the resources they need to succeed," shared Jaime Glenat, chair of the board.
The exchange wrapped up on January 28, 2020. Our board will take a closer look at the public comments and recommendations.
Thanks again for participating!