Multnomah Education Service District

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About MESD

2016-17 Adopted Budget

Multnomah Education Service District is an educational cooperative that provides a wide variety of programs and services on a regional basis to school districts in Multnomah County and beyond.  MESD is one of 19 ESDs in Oregon.  MESD's major areas of service include:

  • School Health Services
  • Special Education
  • Alternative Education
  • Technology
  • Outdoor School
  • School Improvement
Governance
MESD is governed by a seven-member, elected Board of Directors who serve four-year terms.  Five members are elected from zones and two are elected to at-large positions. Directors are not compensated for their services.
 
Superintendent & Cabinet
Sam Breyer is the Superintendent; Jim Rose is the Chief Operating Officer; Kathryn Skimas is the Director of Instructional Services; Todd Greaves is the Director of Special Education; Margo Lalich is the Director of School Health Services; Sean Woodard is the Human Resources Director; Doana Anderson is the Director of Business Services; Don Hicks is the Contracts and Risk Manager; Laura Conroy is the Public Information Officer.
 
Staffing
As of July 2016, MESD employed 436 staff members.  The largest categories of staff are educational assistants and school nurses.  MESD also employs certified teachers, school administrators, occupational/physical/speech therapists, specialists and support staff.
 
Component Districts
By Oregon Statute, MESD's primary customers are the eight public school districts in Multnomah County.  The total enrollment (ADMw) of our components districts is approximately 100,000 students.  Component districts include:
 
Centennial        Corbett      David Douglas      Gresham-Barlow  
Parkrose           Portland     Reynolds               Riverdale
 
 
2016-17 MESD Financial Information
 
2016-17 Revenues (see 2016-17 Adopted Budget, provided by Business Services):
   

Revenues by Type

Adopted Budget 2016-17

Property Taxes

$31,125,000

State School Fund

 7,747,687

Less Transits to Districts

 -12,000,000

Net State School Fund

 26,599,687

Local Sources

 8,030,682

State Sources

 10,865,044

Federal Sources

 2,224,196

Other

 1,128,117

Subtotal-Revenues by Type

 48,847,726

SSF Revenue passed thru to Districts

 12,000,000

Interfund Revenues for Debt Services

 2,775,022

Interfund Revenues for Workers Comp

 696,000

Total Revenues – Budgetary Funds

 64,318,748

 
2016-17 Expenditures (see 2016-17 Adopted Budget, provided by Business Services):
 

Expenditure by Category

Adopted Budget 2016-17

Personnel Costs

$33,083,821

Supplies and Services

 10,972,795

Capital Outlay

 13,402

Debt Service

 3,294,522

Subtotal – Expenditures by Category

 47,364,540

Transit Payments

 12,000,000

Interfund Payment for Debt Service

 2,775,022

Interfund Payment for Workers Comp

 696,000

Total Expenditures – Budgetary Funds

 62,835,562

 
 

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