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School District Budgeting – What to File

Checklist of Information to File

By September 20th submit the following documents to the Agencies listed:

NDE – Upload below documents through the NDE Portal: (mailed or emailed documents will not be accepted)

  • Upload School Budget (excel) document and complete steps to District approval
  • Combine the following documents into a single PDF document and upload into the LC-2
    • Budget document (all pages)
    • Copies of all Certification of Taxable Value
    • Board Minutes showing approval of District Budget
    • Proof of Publication for Notice of Budget Hearing and Notice of Special Hearing to Set Tax Request
    • Election Ballot and Certified Election Results if a special election succeeded to override the levy limits

Auditor of Public Accounts: (PDF documents may be uploaded through website or mailed documents will be accepted)

  • Budget Form
  • Page 2, Total Resources Available (Column 4) agrees to Total Requirements (Column 9).
  • Page 2, Total Beginning Balance (Column 1) agrees to Page 3 Total Ending Balance (Column 8).
  • Page 3, Total Beginning Balance (Column 1) agrees to Page 4 Total Ending Balance (Column 8).
  • Page 4, Total Beginning Balance (Column 1) agrees to the prior School District Budget Form, Page 4, Total Ending Balance (Column 8).  If it does not agree, please provide explanation.
  • Schedule B, shows the District is in compliance with State Statutes
  • Proof of Publication for Notice of Budget Hearing (NBH).
  • Schedules A, B, and D
  • Certificate of Valuation(s).  Total Certified Valuation was completed on Page 1.
  • Lid Computation Form LC-2 and the Special Grant Fund List completed and submitted
  • Interlocal form if district checked yes box to having any Joint Public Agency & Interlocal Agreements
  • Election Ballot and Certified Election Results for the special election to override the levy limits.

County Clerk:

  • Email or send through the mail the same documents as listed for the Auditor of Public Accounts

 

Program Contacts

  • Michelle Cartwright: (402) 450-0867 or michelle.cartwright@nebraska.gov
  • Stephanie DeGroot: (402) 540-0649 or stephanie.degroot@nebraska.gov
Updated September 23, 2021 8:42am