SCBOE hears budget information and approves Director of Student Services

The Shelby County School Board held its first public hearing on the fiscal year 2023 budget at the September 15 meeting.

CFO John Gwin made the presentation and shared the planned expenses and revenue for FY23. A second hearing will take place at the next meeting where it will be voted on by the board.

General fund revenues were projected at $223,263,030, while expenses were projected at $217,166,954.59. Capital projects and fund expenditures were projected at $41,575,000.

Marisa Pinchin-Polk has been approved as a Student Services Supervisor for Shelby County Schools. Pinchin-Polk has over fourteen years of experience in public education and is currently Director of New Direction.

The board also approved the following:

  • Out-of-state field trips for the Government/Civic class at Oak Mountain Middle School for a trip to Washington DC and Williamsburg, Virginia; for the Oak Mountain High School Marching Band performing at the National Cherry Blossom Parade in Washington DC; and for the Helena High School Marching Band to perform in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City.
  • ATBE General Liability Fund Participation/Errors and Omissions
  • Renewal of the car insurance part for the bus fleet
  • A milk offer with Regional Products
  • Personal actions
  • Submarines and bus helpers
  • A TEAMS contract for teachers who meet all the criteria
  • An amendment to substitute staffing services that increases the salary of substitute teachers
  • The five-year capital plan
  • An offer for a change order for emergency repairs at Oak Mountain Middle School
  • An offer for new canopies for Oak Mountain Middle School and Shelby County High School