April 13, 2015


    The Montgomery County Board of Education convened in a budget work session on Monday, April 13, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. prior to the regular board meeting with the following members present:

                            Steven S. DeBerry, Chair

                            Tommy Blake, Vice Chair

                            Bryan Dozier

                            Jesse Hill

                            Ann S. Long

                            Sandra Miller              

    Shirley M. Threadgill


                Chairman DeBerry called the meeting to order.        

    Mitch Taylor gave an overview of our budget situation from a local and state perspective. He also showed current local budget and projected local revenues. We will request $100,000 in capital outlay money. These funds will be used to sustain computer devices related to the i3 Project.

    The following are estimates based upon information received from the Department of Public Instruction’s initial allotment and the Governor’s proposed budget indicating reduction areas for 2015-2016. The information currently provided is subject to change when the actual state budget is adopted.

    Projected Revenue 2015-2016

    Local Current Expense

    County Appropriation                                                              $ 5,048,616

    Fines and Forfeitures                                                              $    230,000

    Timber Receipts                                                                     $      35,000

    Appropriated Fund Balance                                                    $    887,255

    PreK Funds                                                                             $      30,000

    E-Rate Funds                                                                         $    200,000

    Appropriated Fund Balance                                                    $    887,255                

    Total Projected Local Current Expense                           $ 6,430,871

    A motion by Bryan Dozier was made to submit the same Montgomery County budget as shown, along with a second from Sandra Miller, the board unanimously approved this motion.                

                The budget work session was duly adjourned.



    Steven W. DeBerry, Chair                                    Dale Ellis, Ed. D., Secretary
Last Modified on May 5, 2015