St. Helens School District Budget Information
NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING
A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the St. Helens School District #502, Columbia County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, will be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.
Please note that in light of the COVID-19 state-wide restrictions and in keeping with the efforts of social distancing to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus, the meeting of the St. Helens School District #502 Budget Committee will be conducted online, rather than in person. Please use the following link for the livestream feed during the meeting: https://youtu.be/GO0FvIH4qts
The purpose of this meeting is to receive the budget message. This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place.
An additional, separate meeting of the Budget Committee will be held to take public comment. Any person may make public comment and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee. The meeting for public comment will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Please use the following link for the livestream feed during the meeting: https://youtu.be/jNujoRcK03o
With respect to social distancing recommendations, the Budget Committee will only accept written comment or testimony for the May 19, 2021 meeting. Please submit comment or testimony electronically to CLICK HERE
or by mail addressed to the St. Helens School District #502 Budget Committee, 474 N. 16th Street, St. Helens, OR 97051. Clearly label as public comment or testimony. All public comments submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 17, 2021 will be presented to the Budget Committee at the May 19, 2021 meeting. The St. Helens School District Budget Committee remains committed to the public comment process and will consider all public comments submitted.
A copy of the proposed budget document will be made available on the Budget webpage on or after May 5, 2021.
NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE VACANCIES
The St. Helens School District No. 502 is seeking applicants for three (3) vacancies on the District Budget Committee. Each term has an initial three year appointment. Due to pre-existing vacancies, not all vacancies have a full three year term remaining. Position vacancies and their expiration are as follows:
Years of Appointment
Calendar Date Expiration
Budget Year Expiration
Full Term (3 Years)
Each term requires the attendance of several evening meetings during the course of the year. Applications are available for pick up at St. Helens School District Office, 474 North 16th Street, St. Helens, Oregon or online at www.sthelens.k12.or.us and will be accepted until the close of business on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021. Interviews and appointments will occur at the board work session held on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021.
Budget Committee Information
The St. Helens School District’s Budget Committee consists of five members appointed by the school board plus the five elected school board members. Terms for a budget committee position are three years. To be eligible for appointment the appointive member must reside in the district, be registered to vote in the district; and not be an officer, agent or employee of the district.Current Budget Committee members and term expiration dates are:
Kellie Smith (School Board) 6/30/21 Melody Killens (School Board) 6/30/23 Ryan Scholl (School Board) 6/30/21 Trinity Monahan (School Board) 6/30/21 Bill Amos (School Board) 6/30/23 Open (Position 1) 6/30/21 Open (Position 2) 6/30/21 Rachael Barry (Position 3) 6/30/23 Open (Position 4) 6/30/21 Erica Winnestorfer (Position 5) 6/30/23