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Budget Committee (BC)

Mission/Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Budget Committee is to

  • serve as a clearinghouse of collegial discussion of budget assumptions, policies and procedures, and fiscal protocols for establishing the annual budget for Cabrillo College.
  • assist the College Planning Committee and the Vice President, Administrative Services by providing advice and recommendations related to college budget processes and annual planning assumptions.
  • help college staff and managers develop professional development activities that educate college personnel on the annual budget and budgeting process.
  • provide a forum for analyzing key budget elements on an annual basis, such as the cost of:
    • salary increases
    • medical and payroll benefits
    • amounts specified for board-established end-of-year reserves
    • post-employment obligation costs
    • actuarial study assumptions and other significant budget drivers

By serving on the shared governance forumĀ (reporting to CPC), the Budget Committee helps establish common understanding within the college on significant budget planning assumptions and helps facilitate the transmission of knowledge about the college's annual operating costs.


2019-20 Goals:

  1. Improve knowledge about the budget
  2. Improve communication about the budget.
  3. Discuss, try to understand, and possibly offer suggestions of ways to deal with complex budget issues.
  4. Monitor changes in and disseminate information about the new CC Funding Formula.

Who They Report To

College Planning Committee (CPC)


Meetings are generally held on the 4th Wednesday of every month, 2 - 3:30 pm, SAC East 225.


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Link to Agendas and Minutes


Chair and Member Listing

Additional Information

Communication Between the CPC and Other Planning Bodies of the College: The intent is to have as much transparency as possible. In the spirit of this intent, sharing of agendas and a summary of relevant planning topics from Cabinet and other bodies will be shared in advance or presented regularly to the CPC. Affected groups include: Cabinet, Instructional Council, Council on Instructional Planning, Administrative Leadership Team, and Component Manager Groups. See the Cabrillo College Decision Making Process and the Integrated Planning Process.

For more information, visit College Planning Committee Website

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