BAC Charge
Committee functions & responsibilities



  • To develop an understanding of the College’s revenue and expenditures as a foundation for participating in the budget process
  • To use the College’s institutional priorities (as established by the College Planning Council) to prepare recommendations for budget development, including budget assumptions and priority lists for distribution of additional income
  • Identify underlying principles (practices) used when making decisions regarding reallocation of funds and facilitate the reallocation of existing resources based on institutional planning
  • To review the draft budget in its development stages
  • To update the College Planning Council on the tentative and adopted budget
  • To serve as a forum for on-going fiscal activities such as monthly and quarterly fiscal reports to the Board
  • To identify strategies which can be implemented to make the budget process more “user friendly”
  • To identify emerging trends and/or needs that have college-wide budgetary impact
  • To educate members of the college community on the process for developing the budget and to encourage feedback from them
  • To monitor and evaluate the budget process
  • To review and share information on the state budget and state budgeting process as it relates to California Community Colleges
  • To serve as a conduit for communicating the committee’s activities to its’ represented constituencies and to other college committees