For Immediate Release: June 17, 2021
Contact: Janson Silvers (336) 370-8307
Media Desk (336) 574-5730
Board Approves Budgeting and Fiscal Management Policy
Greensboro, N.C. – On Thursday, after a reconsideration was brought to the Guilford County Schools Board of Education, Policy DC – Budgeting and Fiscal Management<simbli.eboardsolutions.com/Meetings/Attachment.aspx?S=11102&AID=266579&MID=9181> was approved.
The policy allows more flexibility for purchasing. In accordance with NCGS 143-129, approval by the Board of Education is needed for all contracted services of $350,000 or more and for construction or repair contracts of $500,000 or more.
GCS is working with the North Carolina School Boards Association to review and update all policies.
About Guilford County Schools
Guilford County Schools, the third largest school district in North Carolina and one of the 50th largest of more than 14,000 in the United States, serves more than 70,000 PK-12 students at 126 schools. With approximately 9,800 employees, GCS works in partnership with parents, businesses, colleges and the community to deliver an education that connects student interests and skills with the careers and economy of our future here and around the world. We provide educational choices to meet individual student needs in a culturally diverse citizenship and new opportunities to help our students Soar to Greatness. For more information, visit the district’s website at www.gcsnc.com.
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