Mill Levy Override (MLO) Citizens’ Oversight Committee
School District 11’s Ballot Issues, were approved by voters in 2000 and 2017, which called for the formation of a Citizens’ Oversight Committee to monitor implementation performance and use of the new Mill Levy Override (MLO) funding.
The Committee meets monthly at the District 11 Administration Complex (1115 North El Paso Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado) to review and monitor both the 2000 and 2017 MLO monies.
Committee Members are asked to perform the following:
•Monitor MLO spending plan progress
•Make recommendations regarding any program modifications
•Familiarize themselves with the MLO spending plan and the D-11 business plan and mission
•Participate in periodic public briefings to inform the community about implementation progress
•Attend regular meetings, at least six per year
MLO Audits: Performance Excellence Assessment Reports
Consistent with the Mill Levy Election Ballot Questions, Colorado Springs School District 11 has conducted a number of biennial audits of the MLO fund to review its progress in meeting requirements of the comprehensive district performance plan or business plan. Available Audits are below for review.
MLO Annual Summaries
To maximize accountability, District 11 has prepared a Program Implementation Plan (PIP) for each of the 25 items contained in the MLO spending plan. The PIPs include budget codes, budget amount, item description, quantification of costs, a history of implementation costs, and a breakout of full-time equivalent (FTE) personnel according to employee group to be hired. Also included are any plan amendments, PIP relationship to the election questions and how each PIP fits into the current District 11 business plan. Available Summaries are below for review.
Program Implementation Plans (PIPs)
- 1B: Employee Compensation
- 2B: Class Size Reduction
- 2C: Middle School Implementation
- 5: Instructional Supplies & Materials
- 6: LRT/ TLC
- 7B: Instructional & Tech. Staff Development
- 9B: CITs/ LTEs/ Security/ EDSS
- 11B: Technology
- 12: ESL/ SPED/ GT
- 14: Full Day Kindergarten
- 20: Align Assessments
- 21A: Charter Schools
- 21B: Charter Schools
- 23: Performance Review
- 24: Contingency