Posts Tagged ‘dispute resolution process’

Changes to County / School Dispute Resolution Process

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

As detailed here and here, if a local school board believes that it has not received sufficient funding from the county for the fiscal year, for either capital or operating expenses, the local school board may initiate a dispute resolution process. For many years, the process has had three stages—joint meeting of the two governing […]

Public School Funding Dispute Resolution Process Revisited

Friday, May 15th, 2015

In Union County Board of Education vs. Union County Board of Commissioners, ___ N.C. App. ___, No. COA14-633 (Apr. 7, 2015), the North Carolina Court of Appeals reversed a trial court judgment in favor of the Union County Board of Education in the amount of $91,157,139, holding that the trial court judge erred in allowing […]

County Funding of Public Schools: Dispute Resolution Process

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

For most units July 1 (or the date that the annual budget ordinance is adopted) marks the end of the formal budgeting season. Each year, however, at least a few counties and local school boards face a protracted budgeting process. That is because state law allows a local school board to challenge a county’s appropriations […]