Brookhaven School District approves $30.9M budget

Published 7:57 pm Friday, June 28, 2019

The Brookhaven School District has approved the budget for the 2019-2020 school year.

The last meeting was held for the 2018-2019 school year at the school district’s central office Tuesday. The Board of Trustees approved the budget, which totaled $30.9 million. The budget goes into effect Monday.

“There’s been no change since the public hearing,” Director of Finance Cheryl Shelby said.

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The amount proposed closely mirrors the budget the school district set for the previous school year. While the amount is similar to the one set for the 2018-2019 school year, the budget has increased by $75,000 since the initial proposal.

“We’re not seeing any problems with the budget at this point,” Shelby said.

The next scheduled board meeting is July 23 at 6 p.m.

Story by Gracie Byrne