District 2 Commissioner And School Board Member Host Public Meetings On FY2020 Budget

Monday, May 13, 2019

District 2 Hamilton County Board of Education member Kathy Lennon and Commissioner Chip Baker will hold two District 2 Community Budget Information Sessions for the public.  The sessions will be held on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Red Bank Middle School and Monday, May 20, at 6 p.m. at Signal Mountain Middle-High School in the school’s theatre. 

Representatives from Hamilton County Schools will be present at the meetings to provide information about the school district budget for the 2019-2020 school year.  

The $443 million school budget includes a 5 percent raise for teachers and funds to hire more counselors, social workers, and staff to support special education and improving reading skills for children. The FY 2020 approved budget also includes providing at least five post-secondary courses or certifications for high school students and access to more STEM, arts and innovative programming. Improving school buildings is also a priority in the budget. 

More detailed information is available about the budget for Hamilton County Schools on the district’s website.  Click on “About Us,” then select “Budget.”  Details about the FY 2020 budget can be found under Budget Transparency on the Budget page.


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