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Navigating the FY25 Budget Development Process: Your Guide to Transparency and Information

Navigating the FY25 Budget Development Process: Your Guide to Transparency and Information


The fiscal year 2025 (FY25) budget development process is underway in ANWSD. This process sets the stage for how taxpayer dollars will be allocated and used to fund various programs and services in our district. In this post, we'll explore the FY25 budget development process and provide you with valuable insights on where to find information to stay informed and engaged.


FY25 Budget Process and Timeline

October 2023

  • Special Education Service Plan due

  • Director of Finance & Operations establishes a budget development process with principals

  • Principals establish a budget development process with staff

  • Board Reviews Budget Timeline (Oct. 16, 2023) 


November 2023

  • Budget Drivers and Preliminary Considerations (Nov. 6, 2023)

  • Budget Presentation #1  (Nov 13, 2023)

  • Administration receives budget guidance from ANWSD Board (Nov 13)


December 2023

  • State information- December 1st Letter

  • Budget Presentation #2 (December 11, 2023) 


January 2024

  • Budget Presentation #3 (January 8, 2024)

  • Budget Presentation #4 (January 17, 2024)- adopt 


  • Budget Presentation #5 (January 29, 2025) - adopt


February 26, 2024   

  • ANWSD Annual Meeting at 6 PM


March 5, 2024

Town Meeting and vote by Australian ballot


Where to Find Information on the FY25 Budget Development Process:

Please follow this webpage for regular updates on the budget process. Additionally, the FY25 budget will be discussed at the following board meetings. The public is welcome to attend. 

Monday 11/6/23 Budget Drivers and Priorities Presentation shared with board

Monday 11/13/23 The Administration presents the initial review of FY25 Budget Recommendation for board feedback

Monday 12/11/23 Administration to present second draft of budget with State impacts if known

Monday 1/8/24 Third presentation of FY25 Budget Recommendation to Board.

Monday January 17, 2024 and /or January 29, 2024 Budget finalized with Board


  • Budget