Screven Co. BOE Slated to Adopt FY 2022 Budget at First June Meeting

The Screven County Board of Education is slated to adopt the FY 2022 budget at the June 14 meeting.

In accordance with O.C.G.A. §20-2-167.1, the Screven County Board of Education will provide an opportunity for public input on its proposed annual operating budget for the 2021-2022 school year. Input will be heard at the regularly scheduled June board meeting on June 14, 2021 at 5:00 pm at the High School Auditorium where the final budget will be adopted.

Budget Highlights:

  • Screven County BOE anticipates approximately $300,000 more in revenue from local taxes and receipts compared to FY 2021
  • The county will receive almost $900,000 more in state funding in FY 2022
  • The total anticipated revenue for the school system is approximately $5.3 million more than in FY 2021
  • The increase in expenditures over FY 2021 is in line with increased revenue at approximately $5.8 million more than in FY 2021
  • Costs associated with ‘instruction’ are increasing ~$300k
  • General Administration costs are decreasing approximately $30,000
  • School administration costs are increasing $120,000 over FY 2021
  • Student transportation costs are declining just over $300k over FY 2021
  • $2,900,000 is set aside for facilities acquisition and construction

A copy of the tentative budget may be found below. You can find previous year’s budgets here.

https://www.thegeorgiavirtue.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/FY22-Tentative-Budget-for-Publication.pdf

Jessica Szilagyi

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