• budget process

  • 1. Superintendent, Staff, develop budget

    2. Superintendent presents budget to school board

    3. Board either approves, amends, or declines     superintendent’s recommendation
        Steps 1 - 3 are repeated until Board approves the budget

    4. Board approved budget is sent to county mayor and his staff for consideration

    5. County mayor and staff develop county budget

    6. County mayor presents county budget (which includes school request) to County Commission

    7. County Commission approves school system funding level as part of Knox County Government budget

    8. Board adopts balanced budget based on approved funding levels and submits to County Commission

    9. County Commission approves final school budget