Monday, January 23, 2012

Budget update, January 23

Today there are two updates to the January 19 budget update.   The first is DC Council Chairman Kwame Brown's letter (PDF) to Mayor Gray following the release of the December 2011 revenue estimates.   Brown suggested the mayor use a portion of the revenue to bolster the fund balance.

The second update concerns Mayor Gray's FY 2012 supplemental budget.   Today we have the FY 2012 supplemental budget docs:

In other budget news, the Committee on Human Services has shared their oversight and budget hearing schedules.   The oversight hearing sked is here:

  • Child and Family Services Agency oversight hearing, February 10, 11:00 am
  • Department on Disability Services oversight hearing, February 27, 10:00 am
  • Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation oversight hearing, February 27, 1:30 pm
  • Department of Human Services Part I oversight hearing, March 1, 11:00 am
  • Board of Social Work oversight hearing, March 7, 10:00 am
  • Department of Human Services Part II (Adult Protective Services) oversight hearing, March 7, 11:00 am
  • Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services oversight hearing, March 9, 10:00 am

The budget hearing schedule is:

  • Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation budget hearing, March 29, 1:00 pm
  • Child and Family Services Agency budget hearing, April 2, 11:00 am
  • Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services budget hearing, April 4, 11:00 am
  • Department of Human Services budget hearing, April 19, 11:00 am
  • Department on Disability Services budget hearing, April 24, 11:00 am

The final budget news of the day is Mary Levy's Public Education Finance Reform in the District of Columbia: Uniformity, Equity, and Facilities (PDF).   Also take a look at what WaPo's Bill Turque has to say about the Levy report.   Turque has more, this time about charter schools' demand for equitable funding.

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