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Join the Finance Task Force

November 22, 2022

Lakeville Area Schools values input from its larger school community. The District is forming a Finance Task Force to review and provide input on the school district's budget. Parents and legal guardians can volunteer on the task force as part of an advisory body. 

Read more about the Finance Task Force and apply below. 

Task Force Purpose

The purpose of the Finance Task Force is to review and provide input on the school district’s budget. The task force will study a wide array of financial data and budget scenarios. 

The task force will be responsible for providing community and stakeholder perspective on budget priorities. 

This is an advisory body, not a decision making body. This group will be no more than 20-25 people.

Membership Requirements and Selection Criteria

Members must be a parent/legal guardian of a Lakeville Area Schools student(s) or resident of the school district, employees or officers of collaborating organizations, or employees of the Lakeville Area Schools.

Member must have background in public finance, data analytics, or related field *Expertise in K-12 public education is preferred.

Members must be able to review a wide range of detailed data, including budget reports, analyze complex processes related to budgeting, and objectively provide feedback. Members must be able to work collaboratively, listen to multiple perspectives and ensure all voices are heard. Members will be appointed by the Superintendent through the application process.

Meeting Schedule

The following is a tentative meeting schedule for the Finance Task Force.

  • Wed., Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m.
  • Wed., Jan. 11, 6:30 p.m.
  • Wed., Feb. 1, 6:30 p.m
  • Wed., Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m.
  • Wed., Mar. 15, 6:30 p.m. (if needed)

Apply for the Finance Task Force

Applications will be open beginning Nov. 22 through Dec. 2. Applicants will be notified of selection by Dec. 7.