Superintendent Jack Smith to Release Recommended Fiscal Year 2021 Operating Budget Tonight, Dec. 18.

December 18, 2019

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack R. Smith will present his Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Operating Budget recommendation to the Board of Education and the MCPS community tonight, Dec. 18. The live presentation and virtual conversation will begin at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Smith and MCPS staff will take questions from the community and answer them live. Questions may be submitted online at or by text message to 724-427-5445. The presentation can be viewed live on Comcast Channel 34, Verizon FIOS Channel 36, and RCN Channel 89, as well as on the MCPS website.

The timeline for the FY 2021 operating budget is as follows:

-December 18, 2019:  The superintendent’s FY 2021 operating budget virtual presentation;
-Mid-December 2019 through early January 2020:  Members of the community can sign up to speak at operating budget hearings;
--January 13 and January 15, 2020:  Operating budget hearings;
January 22 and 28, 2020: Board of Education operating budget work sessions; and
-February 10, 2020:  Board takes action on the recommended operating budget

Read information about the operating budget process and public participation.


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