Fulton County Schools to present budget proposal

Fulton County Schools will present a draft budget for the upcoming school year at a Thursday board meeting. VANESSA McCRAY/AJC FILE PHOTO
Fulton County Schools will present a draft budget for the upcoming school year at a Thursday board meeting. VANESSA McCRAY/AJC FILE PHOTO

Credit: Vanessa McCray

Credit: Vanessa McCray

Fulton County taxpayers and parents this week will get a look at the district’s recommended annual budget.

During a school board meeting on Thursday, Fulton County Schools Superintendent Mike Looney and the finance team will present a draft budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1.

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The district’s general fund budget for the current year is just over $1 billion.

Public hearings on the upcoming budget are scheduled for May 4 and May 13, according to a district announcement. The board is expected to vote June 8 on adopting the spending plan for next school year.

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