DeKalb Schools announce budget hearings

DeKalb Superintendent Steve Green sit with elementary school students in a cafeteria. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com
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DeKalb Superintendent Steve Green sit with elementary school students in a cafeteria. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

DeKalb County School District officials announced several public comment sessions as they work toward finalizing the 2018-2019 budget.

District officials have proposed a $1 billion budget for the second consecutive year.

The public is invited to speak during a budget hearing at 5:30 p.m., before the DeKalb County Board of Education’s monthly business meeting. All meetings will be held at the district’s headquarters, 1701 Mountain Industrial Blvd. in Stone Mountain.

Several meetings are scheduled for June 11, including two millage rate hearings at 11 a.m. and 6:15 p.m., and a budget hearing at 5:30 p.m.

A third millage rate hearing will be June 26 at 6:15 p.m., ahead of a 7 p.m. meeting to adopt the budget and tax levy.