DAWSONVILLE, Ga. – Dawson County Board of Education members are expected to review and approve a tentative FY 2020 budget when they meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Board of Education Building at 28 Main Street.
The tentative budget is $50,696,932, an increase of about 3.54 percent from the 2019 approved budget. The school system anticipates revenue and expenditure of $44,659,969 with a fund balance of $6,036,963 to start the year. Approximately $23,465,378 will come from ad valorem taxes.
The largest expenditure anticipated in the FY20 budget is $27,353,151 for instruction, followed by $4,442,191 for maintenance and operation and $3,060,738 for instructional support.
Under Action Items, the Board is expected to approve:
Updates to the Student Handbook;
Per Diem for board members Karen Armstrong, Doris Cook, and Elaine Wilson;
Updates to sick leave payout for retiring or resigning employees.
The Board will also recognize important achievements for educators and students, including:
- Star Student Will Mulberry;
- Star Teacher Laura Hendrix;
- National Distinguished Principal Connie Stovall;
- District 2019 Young Author Winners;
- Kilough Elementary School Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Team;
- DCHS state literary meet competitors;
- DCHS golf teams;
- DCHS tennis teams;
- DCHS soccer teams;
- DCHS track team
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