Budget FY 2018 - Approved

The RSU 13 Board will be holding budget workshops as listed below. Dates and times will be updated as necessary.

Meetings are held at the McLain School, 28 Lincoln Street, Rockland, ME 04841. Map to 28 Lincoln Street

Initial value

The Fiscal 2018-2019 Budget Presentation will be available here prior to the public Budget Meeting in May.

  • Please click the links below to view the Summary Draft RSU 13 School Budget. This draft will be revised throughout the the process.
  • Finally, a budget validation referendum (a public vote) will be held on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. You must be a registered voter in Rockland, Cushing, Owls Head, South Thomaston or Thomaston to vote. Absentee ballots will be available at your town office. Check with your town office for times and locations.

Table of Contents
RSU 13 Proposed K-12 Budget- Detail / Revenues / Assessments

Summary Budget / Articles K-12:

  1. Article 1 - Regular Instruction
  2. Article 2 - Special Education
  3. Article 3 - Career & Technical Education
  4. Article 4 - Other Instruction
  5. Article 5 - Student & Staff Support
  6. Article 6 - System Administration
  7. Article 7 - School Administration
  8. Article 8 - Transportation
  9. Article 9 - Facilities
  10. Article 10 - Debt Services & Other Commitments
  11. Article 11 - Other Expenditures
  12. Articles 17 & 19 - Adult Education

Appendix A - Warrant Article for RSU 13 Budget Meeting
Appendix B - Notice of Budget Validation Referendum
Appendix C - Computation and Declaration of Votes
Appendix D - ED 279 - State Calculation for Funding Public Education
Appendix E - Personnel Analysis / Positions Funded Outside Budget


RSU #13 (rev. 3/27/17)


(All meetings to be held in Central Office Conference/Board Room unless otherwise noted - times subject to change)


Budget Development (Additional Finance Meetings may be added as needed)

Tuesday, April 4th 5:00 Finance Committee – Budget Overview

Thursday, April 6th 5:00 Budget Development –

Special Education, Curriculum, Dist. Admin.

6:30 School Board Business Meeting

Tuesday, April 11th 5:00 Cancelled

Thursday, April 13th 5:00 Budget Development – High School

April 17th to 21st School Vacation Week – Meet as necessary

Tuesday, April 25th 5:00 Finance Committee/Budget Development –

Elementary Schools & Athletics

Thursday, April 28th 5:00 Budget Development -Facilities, Technology,

Transportation & Food Service

6:00 School Board – Public Input Meeting

6:30 School Board Workshop (moved from April 20th)

Tuesday, May 2nd 5:00 Budget Development – if needed

Thursday, May 4th 5:00 School Board Budget Presentation

6:30 School Board Business Meeting

Possible Adoption & Warrants

Referendum Timeline

May 4th 6:30 Board Meeting to sign Warrant

May 5th Deliver Warrants to Five Towns

May 5th E-mail warrant article for ballots to towns

May 13th Deliver ballots to City/Towns

May 30th Budget Meeting – Oceanside High School (6PM)

June 13th Election – Local Polling Locations

June 15th Clerks deliver completed Election Returns RSU

June 15th Board to compute and adopt Declaration of Election Results