Budget Committee

  • The Legal Budget Committee consists of members of the LO School Board and five citizen members who are charged with reviewing and approving the budget for the upcoming school year. Citizen members are appointed to three-year terms and typically meet three to four times in the spring.

  • Budget Committee Application

Legal Budget Committee (LBC) Calendar 2023-24

  • Advertise beginning 1/13/23

    3 weeks to apply

    February 2, 2023

    Applications due

    February 6, 2023

    Provide list of applicants to school board

    February 21, 2023 (tentative)

    Interview applicants

    March 6, 2023

    Appoint Member for 1 open seat

    April 19, 2023

    Legal Budget Committee Orientation

    May 3, 2023

    First Legal Budget Committee Meeting – present and begin review of proposed 2023-24 budgets 

    May 17, 2023

    Second Legal Budget Committee Meeting – finish review of 2023-24 budgets and consider approval 

    May 24, 2023

    Placeholder Third Legal Budget Committee Meeting – held only if necessary

    June 5, 2023

    Budget Hearing

    June 20, 2023

    Budget Adoption

2023-24 Budget Committee Members

  • Lake Oswego School Board:

    Neelam Gupta

    Brian Bills

    Kirsten Aird  

    Liz Hartman

    John Wallin


    Citizen Members:

    Jinwen Chai


    Emily Lievens

    Sarah Mehrabzadeh

    Michael Harrison