Sunday, September 26, 2021

Oconee County Schools Has Bulk Of Relief Funds Still Unallocated; Four New Buses To Be Purchased With Federal Monies

***Sales Tax Revenues Allocated For New Classrooms***

Oconee County Schools had available at the end of August nearly $2.7 million in federal relief funds allocated to the schools, Liz Harlow, chief financial officer for the system told School Board members on Monday.

Harlow, making her first report after having been appointed chief financial officer at the Board’s Work Session a week earlier, also reported that collections for the system’s Education Local Option Sales Tax (ELOST) were up 25 percent from July of last year.