E030

Policy Number: 
E.030
Policy Type: 
BUDGET AND FINANCIAL
Policy Title: 
ENDING FUND BALANCE

Lane Community College shall maintain an unrestricted General Fund Ending Fund Balance equal to or greater than 5% of total budgeted expenditures.The Ending Fund Balance target shall include the Unappropriated Ending Fund Balance (UEFB) as set by board policy E.020. When the Ending Fund Balance falls to 4% or less, the college shall adopt a plan to replenish the Ending Fund Balance to 5% within two years. When the Ending Fund Balance exceeds 6%, balances in excess may be set aside for reserves or investment in one time expenditures.

If the total Ending Fund Balance (including restricted) falls to levels that require short-term borrowing, the levels set by this policy shall be automatically reviewed and adjusted as necessary.

ADOPTED:   January 14, 2004
REVIEWED: February 14, 2007
REVIEWED: October 19, 2009