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The meetings to discuss the general fund budget and the capital improvements program will begin at Westside Middle School on Tuesday, May 1, at 6 p.m. The public sessions will continue through May at the other middle schools to make it as convenient as possible for everyone in the community to attend.
Topics will include a brief lesson in school finance, increasing costs coming from the state, decreasing local revenue, and a summary of critical facility needs found during a recent facilities study by architectural firm Buckley and Associates. The session will end with a discussion of options available to the school system to weather the financial storm coming next year and time to answer questions from the community.
- Tuesday, May 1, at Westside Middle School
- Thursday, May 3, at Valley Point Middle School
- Tuesday, May 8, at North Whitfield Middle School
- Thursday, May 10, at New Hope Middle School
- Thursday, May 17, at Eastbrook Middle School
All of the meetings begin at 6 p.m. and are expected to last about one hour.