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Notice of Public Budget Hearing

 2020 - 2021 Final Proposed Budget

Members of the Avonworth School Board unanimously approved the 2020-21 Proposed Final Budget at its May 4th Work Session Meeting.  The meeting was held virtually via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The proposed general fund budget has revenues of $33,094,840 and expenditures of $35,228,654, using the district reserve fund to balance the budget with a planned use of $2,133,814.   The budget does not include a tax increase keeping the real estate tax rate at 19.53 mills for the 2020-21 school year.

Included in the budget are 2.5 new teaching positons at the high school.  These positions have been added to serve increasing enrollment.  Additionally, $200,000 is budgeted for the purchase of new curriculum materials and the replacement of of consumable curriculum materials.

The revenue budget will be negatively impacted by COVID-19 pandemic with anticipated decreases occurring in both property and earned income taxes.

See below budget notice regarding the proposed Final Budget for the 2020-21 School Year along with the link to access this document.

AVONWORTH SCHOOL DISTRICT

NOTICE OF PUBLIC BUDGET HEARING

Take notice that the Board of School Directors of the Avonworth School District, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, has prepared a Proposed Final Budget in the amount of funds that will be required by the School District for the 2020-2021 School Year.

The Avonworth School Board will conduct a Public Budget Hearing at 7:30 P.M. prior to the advertised Work Session Meeting slated for June 1, 2020, in the District Administration Office Board Room, 258 Josephs Lane.  The scheduled Work Session Meeting will immediately follow this meeting.

Take further notice that the Proposed Final Budget shall be made available for public inspection to all interested citizens on the District website (see the link below) and  in the Administration Office, 258 Josephs Lane, Pittsburgh PA 15237 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday through June 5, 2020.

Take further notice that the Board of School Directors, after making such revisions and changes in the Proposed Final Budget as appear advisable, shall adopt the budget and necessary appropriate measures required to put it into effect at the Regular Meeting of the Board on June 8, 2020.

2020-2021Proposed Final Budget

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