Traditional Finances - Summary
    The District operates on a fiscal year beginning July 1 and ending June 30.  Budget planning is an integral part of overall program planning.  The budget reflects the District’s programs and activities and provides the resources to implement them. In the budget planning process, general educational goals, specific program goals, and alternatives for achieving program goals are considered, as well as input from the District and campus-level planning and decision-making committees.
    The adopted budget provides the authority to expend funds for the purposes indicated and in accordance with state law, Board policy and the District’s purchasing procedures.  The expenditure of funds must be in accordance with the adopted budget.