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School board gets first look at 2018-19 budget

Mount Vernon ISD board members got their first look at preliminary 2018-19 budget figures during a workshop meeting Monday, July 16.

Revenue numbers were based upon estimated property values that indicate a tax base increase of $40 million. Certified numbers will be released by the Franklin County Appraisal District July 25. A proposed overall budget of $17,291,798 was presented. Revenues were estimated at $17,402,094. For more about the school district’s budget, see the July 19 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.