Budget Committee Meetings

  • The committee normally meets two to three times in the spring during the budget approval process.

    Notices will be posted on this page and on our district calendar once they are announced.


Budget Committee Members

  • The RSD 51J Budget Committee, which meets to examine the entire budget, is made up of the five members of the Riverdale School Board and five citizens appointed by the board. 

    OSBA Budget Committee Handbook


    The Budget Committee has 10 members: the five elected school board members and five citizens appointed to three-year terms by the board. Board members are elected from the district at large to serve four-year terms. Appointees serve three-year terms and are appointed by open vote of the School Board, as openings occur. Applicants must reside within school district boundaries and be registered voters.

    The Budget Committee is responsible for deliberating on the Proposed Budget submitted by the Superintendent and for sending the Approved Budget to the School Board for adoption. The committee normally meets two to three times (April-May) during the budget approval process. 

    To be eligible, the applicant must:

    • Live in the district for one year prior to application;
    • Live and be registered to vote in the district; and
    • Not be an officer, agent or employee of the district.  
    • Meetings


    The committee normally meets two to three times in April-May during the budget approval process. 

    Public Input

    The Budget Committee encourages public participation and allows time at meetings for public testimony.

Current Budget Committee Members

Financial Advisory Committee

  •  For the 2017-18 school year, Riverdale convened a Financial Advisory Committee to review the current budget and expenditures and make recommendations for adjustments.

    Financial Advisory Committee Members:

    John Bogaty
    Nicole Grayson
    Mike Gunter
    Michelle Janke
    Joe Prats
    Paul Spellman
    Andrew Allen
    Jon Spurlock
    Kirstin Fredrickson
    Darris Cassidy
    Michelle DeGeest
    Peter Francis