Lee County School system sees increase in local revenues during first six months of year


By Michelle Key

The Lee County School Board held their scheduled meeting on May 14.
During the meeting Chief School Financial Officer Ken Roberts delivered the financial reports for the six-month period ending March 31. This represents 50% of the budgeted school year and Roberts reported that the collected local revenues have exceeded the projected amounts by 6% while the expenditures have been slightly under budget (.7%) giving the school system a surplus of nearly $1.5 million ahead of last year’s pace in terms of general fund reserves.
In other business, the board:
• approved to award the iPad and Chromebook Surplus RFP Bid to secure recycling for a total of $257,200
• approved out-of-state or overnight field trips for the following school organziations

  • Beulah High School track team
  • Beauregard High School cheerleaders
  • Beauregard High School track team
  • Beauregard High School wrestling team
  • Smiths Station Freshman Center’s band
  • Smiths Station High School basketball team
  • Smiths Station High School baseball team
  • Smiths Station High School wrestling team
  • Loachapoka High School track team.


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