2023–24 Tentative Budget Development Calendar

February 28, 2023
Board of Education Meeting – Budget Calendar

March 1
State Aid and 2023-24 Budget Authority
Allowable Reserve Percentage Certification

April 20 (approximate)
Abstract of Assessed Valuations from County Assessor

May – June
Executive Committee Works with Board Finance Committee

June 9
End of Legislative Session

June 27
Budget Work Session, 4:30 p.m. at SJDLC

June – July
Community/District Constituent Presentations

  • Virtual Presentation and Budget Forum
    • Link available on LPS website
    • June 29 at 12:00 p.m.
  • Public Budget Forums
    • June 28, 5 p.m., Northeast Cafeteria
    • June 29, 5 p.m., East High Cafeteria
    • July 11, 5 p.m., Southwest Commons
    • July 12, 5 p.m., North Star Commons
  • Presentations to Various Community/District Constituent Groups
    • Key Communicators
    • Community Curriculum Council
    • LIBA (Lincoln Independent Business Association)
    • LPS Parent Leader Group
    • Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce
    • Lincoln Neighborhood Alliance

July 25
Second Budget Work Session 4:30 p.m. at SJDLC

August 20
Certified Assessed Valuation

August 22
Preliminary Budget Available

September 12
Budget and Property Tax Approval (First Reading)

September 17
Publication of Budget and Property Tax Hearing (LPS and ESU 18)

September 18 – 22
Joint Public Hearing*

September 25
Budget and Property Tax Hearing

September 26
Budget and Property Tax Approval (Second Reading/Action)

September 30
Budget Document due to Nebraska Auditor’s Office

October 15
Property Tax Resolution due to County Clerk


*Per LB644 passed during the 2021 Legislative Session, data will be given to the county and information will be mailed by the county regarding this hearing.