FY 2021 Budget available for review

The proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget is now available for public review ahead of next week's public hearings and the board considering its adoption. FY 2021 begins on July 1, 2020. Public hearings will be held virtually on Tuesday, May 19, first at 9 am followed by a second meeting at 6:30 pm. Information on... Continue Reading →

BOE budget hearings rescheduled in June

Henry County Schools estimates state funding will decrease nearly $20 million in FY 2021. (Henry County Schools presentation) The Henry County Board of Education has adjusted its budget calendar in response to COVID-19 and rescheduled budget adoption from May to June. Budget public hearings will be held on June 8 and June 22. The adjusted... Continue Reading →

Cluster leaders present budget requests to board

Public Safety accounts for over half of the county’s annual expenditures. (Henry County photo) Commissioners heard from department cluster leaders on Monday morning about their FY 2021 budget requests. The meeting was one in a series of budget workshops being held by the county. The budget workshops are happening after commissioners requested to be more... Continue Reading →

BOC increases DOT budget in mid-year adjustment

The Henry County Board of Commissioners approved the mid-year FY 2020 budget adjustment on Tuesday night. The board approved additional funds for Henry County DOT as part of the adjustment. The mid-year adjustment was presented to the board by county staff to reflect revenue increases and unbudgeted expenditures the county had occurred during the first... Continue Reading →

BOC begins dialogue about FY 2021 budget

Henry County commissioners held their first budget workshop this week to begin discussions about the FY 2021 budget. The 2021 fiscal year begins on July 1. The February workshop is an earlier introduction to the annual budget than years' past. As such, all information is preliminary and will undergo further revisions. The amended FY 2020... Continue Reading →

Seventy percent of SPLOST IV projects complete

The Henry County SPLOST program provides funds for capital projects and transportation improvements through the collection of a local one-percent sales tax. An update to the program budget was recently published, dated September 13, 2019. The SPLOST IV program was approved by voters in November 2013 with collections beginning on April 1, 2014. Collections will... Continue Reading →

BOC April 16 preview

A not-yet-named grocery store is proposed on North Ola Road. (JWA Ventures II, LLC photo) The Henry County Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, April 16, at 6:30 pm. Meetings are held at the Henry County Administration Building on Henry Parkway in McDonough. Residents are encouraged to attend what looks to be an informative... Continue Reading →

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