Timeline of Rockbridge County Schools budget decisions

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School Board discusses potential $2.2 million budget cut in public work session

February 15, 2010

The school board held a public work session to figure out how to cope with $2.2 million in cuts. They proposed the possible closings of Effinger Elementary and Rockbridge Middle School.

School Board holds public hearing to hear community's opinion about cuts

3/1/2010

School Board holds public hearing to hear community members' opinions about what to do about the budget cuts

State's budget results in a $2.2 million deficit for Rockbridge County

3/15/2010

The School Board is officially faced with a $2.2 million deficit, as provided by the Virginia General Assembly

School Board submits shortfall of $200,000 to keep Effinger Elem.

3/25/2010

School Board Decides to keep Effinger Elementary open and submit the budget to the Board of Supervisors with a shortfall of more than $200,000.

Board of Supervisors decides against School Board's proposal

3/29/2010

Board of Supervisors makes preliminary decisions not to fully fund the School Board's proposal and to increase personal property tax

Board of Supervisors Public Hearing

4/21/2010

Budget due to the State

5/1/2010