Avonworth School District News Article

2022-2023 Final Budget

Members of the Avonworth School Board unanimously approved the 2022-23 Final Budget at its June
21st Special Purpose Meeting.

The general fund budget has revenues of $36,777,166 and expenditures of $38,257,160, using the
district reserve fund to balance the budget with a planned use of $1,479,994. The budget does include
a tax increase of .66 mills raising the real estate tax rate to 20.19 mills for the 2022-23 school year.

Included in the budget is an increase in debt service due to the borrowing for the High School / Middle
School renovation project along with a $300,000 transfer to Capital Projects for the track refurbishment
Lenzner Field. The budget is impacted by an 8% increase in medical insurance premiums estimated at
$370,000 and an increase in required pension payments of $230,000. Additionally, $300,000 is
budgeted for a one-time purchase of both technology and buildings and grounds equipment.

The increase in the revenue budget due to the millage increase is $781,000. The median value of a
home in Avonworth is $228,850. The increase of .66 mills in the tax rate equates to $151.04 or $12.58
per month for a median valued home. The average millage rate for Allegheny County School Districts for
the 2021-22 fiscal year is 23.08 with Avonworth being the 8 th lowest at 19.53.

The budget has a planned use of the estimated remaining ESSER funds of $113,000 reflected in both
expenditures and Federal revenues.

Click here for a link to the Final Budget for the 2022-23 School Year.

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