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Sumter School District requests millage increase from County Council


Sumter School District Superintendent Dr. Debbie Hamm requested from Sumter County Council on Tuesday evening a millage rate increase of 5.48 mills, equivalent to an increase of $1,057,251 for its upcoming fiscal year.

Hamm was joined by the district’s Finance Director Chris Griner as they used a PowerPoint presentation to update council members on various aspects of the district such as culture and environment, teacher retention, strategies, career readiness, improving customer service expectations, savings and proposed expenditures.


From the Administrator

We have a budget! New!


On June 12, 2018, Sumter County Council approved the third and final reading for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget Ordinance.  This year’s budget proposal was balanced at $52,752,483 revenues and expenditures with “NO TAX INCREASE.”

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