APS to Hold Second of Four Public Meetings for FY2017 Budget Scenarios March 17

Sylvan Hills Middle School will host this opportunity for community members to provide feedback

ATLANTA – Atlanta Public Schools (APS) is continuing to advance through the district’s budgeting process — which began in September 2015, with the development of the budget parameters for the 2016-2017 school year – and is now seeking feedback from the community.

The second of four public meetings to provide more details on the district’s budget-building process and receive public comment on its Fiscal Year 2017 General Fund Budget scenarios will be held Thursday, March 17, 6 p.m.-7 p.m., at Sylvan Hills Middle School (1461 Sylvan Road, SW).

The final two meetings will be held March 24 and 31. The Fiscal Year 2017 budget is expected to be presented to board members for tentative adoption on Monday, April 11.

“This is an opportunity for you to learn the basics of our budgeting process, receive an overview of our current budget challenges and parameters, and provide your feedback,” said APS Chief Financial Officer Robert Morales. “Our goal is to facilitate a transparent and well-organized budget development process as part of the larger commitment to provide a world-class education to all students.”

What:       Atlanta Public Schools will conduct the second of four public meetings on its Fiscal Year 2017 budget.

Who:        APS Chief Financial Officer Robert Morales and Executive Director of Budget Services Lisa Bracken will preside over the hearing.

When:      Thursday, March 17, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where:    Sylvan Hills Middle School | 1461 Sylvan Road, SW



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