Budget and Finance Advisory Committee

Budget and Finance Advisory Committee

The Budget and Finance Advisory Committee provides guidance and counsel to Austin ISD administration. The scope of the BFAC’s advisory capacity includes:

  • Annual schedule for budget development and approval
  • Planning and conducting stakeholder engagement activities, and gathering and assessing stakeholder input
  • Development and review of proposed budgets
  • Alignment of proposed budgets with the district’s strategic plan
  • Budgetary efficiencies and cost-savings
  • Budget and finance implications to staffing, facilities and operations
  • Evaluation of programs and initiatives in terms of performance and cost effectiveness for the purpose of determining appropriate budgetary investments
  • Best practices in school district budget and finance
  • District financial ratings
  • Local property tax rates
  • Financial development and alternative forms of finance
  • State and federal school financing and district legislative agenda
  • Transparency and accessibility of data, information and technology

BFAC bylaws

BFAC 2018–19 membership