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Phone: 770.254.2736
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Email: dean.jackson@cowetaschools.org

May 30, 2018

Coweta County School Board holds budget workshops

The Coweta County Board of Education has held two budget workshops to discuss the school system’s 2018-19 fiscal year budget.

The board held the second of two workshops on Tuesday, May 29, following a May 22 public workshop, at the Board’s 237 Jackson Street office.

The school board is considering an operational budget of $209,168,480 for the school system’s 2019 fiscal year (FY 2019), and is expected to consider tentative approval of the budget at its June 12 regular meeting.  If approved, a vote for final approval would be held on June 26.  The budget would take effect in the school system’s new fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018.

The budget being considered by the board would not raise local property tax rates, which have remained at 18.59 mills since 2005. The budget would also maintain the current student calendar of 180 instructional days and the current instructional program for students, provide a 1 percent cost-of-living raise for certified and classified school system employees, and step increases for certified and classified employees, where due.

To see the information presented at the school board’s two public budget workshops, including revenue and expenditure detail, go here.(www.cowetaschools.net, under “Budget, Financial and SPLOST Information).  The page also includes several years of school system budget information, millage history and tax digest information, school system annual audit reports and annual ESPLOST reports.

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Notice of Meeting

Coweta County School System Special Education Department would like to meet with representatives of private and home school students located in Coweta County to explain the Child Find process and to discuss and determine the proportionate share services provided to students with disabilities in the upcoming school year. This meeting will be held on Thursday, April 26th at 3:00pm at the school system’s Central Office building which is located at 167 Werz Industrial Boulevard.