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June 23, 2020 Remote Public Budget hearing recording

posted Jun 23, 2020, 4:05 PM by Bob Bradford   [ updated Jun 23, 2020, 4:06 PM ]

School year 2020-21 remote Public Budget Hearing

posted Jun 22, 2020, 5:32 AM by Bob Bradford   [ updated Jun 23, 2020, 9:51 AM ]

On June 23, 2020 at 6:30 PM, RSU #20, pursuant to Order of the Governor (Executive Order #56), our annual budget meeting will be replaced with a remote (online) Public Budget Hearing: this is only for the 2020-21 budget.  The entire Executive Order #56 can be read here:  Executive Order #56


You may submit 2020-21 budget comments, concerns, or questions in advance of the remote Public Budget Hearing on June 23, 2020 by either:


US Mail: Superintendent, RSU 20, 6 Mortland Rd, Searsport, ME 04974; or


Online: Click this link for the online form.  You will be redirected to an RSU #20 online web form where you may submit your 2020-21 budget comment, concern, or question.


Please be sure to reference the budget Article from your Budget Booklet (click here for the Budget Booklet), so we may appropriately respond to your 2020-21 budget comment, concern, or question during the remote Public Budget Hearing on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.  (click here for the detailed 2020-21 RSU #20 Budget)


Remote Public Budget Hearing attendance will be via Zoom®️ on your personal device.  To register for the remote Public Budget Hearing Zoom®️ meeting, you will be required to answer several questions and meet all of the requirements for attendance.  Requirements for the online, remote Public Budget Hearing:


  • Have a valid, working email address.

  • Have a personal device (computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone) with the latest version of Zoom®️ installed.

  • Be resident of either Searsport or Stockton Springs.

  • Be registered voter in either Searsport or Stockton Springs.


Once your registration answers are received, they will be reviewed.  You must complete the registration form and meet the RSU #20 remote Public Budget Hearing requirements before a meeting invitation will be emailed.


Click this link to register for the RSU 20 remote Public Budget Hearing 


The remote Public Budget Hearing will also be live streamed via YouTube on the Internet.  Click here to view YouTube live stream starting at 6:30 PM on June 23, 2020.

Proposed 2020-2021 RSU #20 Budget by Cost Centers

posted Jun 11, 2020, 5:52 AM by Bob Bradford   [ updated Jun 11, 2020, 6:07 AM ]

This budget was passed by the Board of Directors on June 9, 2020.  Due to COVID-19 closures, RSU #20, in accordance with Governor Janet Mills' Executive Order #56, will replace our usual public budget meeting with a Remote Budget Hearing on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 6:30 PM.  More details will be posted on our website (www.rsu20.org) and will be printed in our Budget Book, which will be mailed out to residents soon.


All registered voters in RSU #20 will vote on this budget at their local polling places on Tuesday, July 14, 2020.


The proposed budget represents a decrease in town assessments as follows:

Searsport ($35,358)

Stockton Springs ($95,729)

Proposed FY 21 Budget


Proposed 2019-2020 RSU #20 Budget by Cost Centers

posted May 3, 2019, 5:25 AM by Jayne Bowler   [ updated Jun 11, 2020, 5:38 AM by Bob Bradford ]

This is the budget that was passed by the Board of Directors on April 30, 2019. All registered voters in RSU #20 may vote at the District Public Budget Meeting on May 29, 2019 in the Searsport Middle/High School Cafetorium at 7:00 PM. 

All registered voters in RSU #20 will vote on this budget at their local polling places on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

Proposed 2018-19 RSU #20 Budget by Cost Centers

posted Jun 4, 2018, 7:41 AM by mstumpff@rsu20.org

This is the budget that was passed by the Board of Directors on April 24, 2018 and by the voters at the District Public Budget Meeting on May 30, 2018. 

All registered voters in RSU #20 will vote on this budget at their local polling places on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.

Proposed 2017-18 Budget

posted May 4, 2017, 7:24 AM by mstumpff@rsu20.org

Approved by the Board of Directors on May 2, 2017.  This is the budget that will be presented to voters on May 31, 2017 at the Public Budget Meeting, 7:00 pm, at the Searsport District Middle/High Cafetorium.

Budget Workshops for the 2017-18 Proposed Budget

posted Feb 21, 2017, 11:02 AM by mstumpff@rsu20.org   [ updated Mar 29, 2017, 8:04 AM ]

All workshops will be held at the Central Office in Searsport at 6 PM.

Monday, March 29 - Special Education and Transportation and Facilities

Approved Budget for 2016-17

posted May 12, 2016, 6:52 AM by mstumpff@rsu20.org   [ updated Jun 15, 2016, 6:37 AM ]

This file shows what was budgeted last year, what was adopted for 2016-17, and the variance.  It is a line item budget.

Anticipated Revenues for the 2016-17 Proposed Budget

posted May 9, 2016, 8:33 AM by mstumpff@rsu20.org

This chart shows the anticipated revenue sources for 2016-17 that will be used to fund the proposed $10,043,860 budget.

2016 Budget Book

posted May 9, 2016, 5:27 AM by mstumpff@rsu20.org

This booklet was mailed to all residents of Searsport, Stockton Springs, and Sandy Point.  Please bring your copy with you to the Budget Meeting on May 24.  

NOTE:  The mailed booklet contains one error on Page 2:  the section on the Budget Validation Referendum should refer back to the Budget Meeting held on May 24, NOT May 31.

Please call our office at 548-6643 if you have any questions concerning the proposed 2016-17 district budget.  Thank you.

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