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Henry County Schools FY25 Budget Approved - NO Tax Increase

The Henry County, GA budget hearings for the fiscal year 2025 have been a topic of discussion recently. Here’s a summary of the information available:

  • FY25 Tentative Budget Adoption: In April 2024, the Acting Chief Financial Officer presented the Superintendent’s FY25 Budget Recommendation, which outlined expenditures of $706.8 million across four aggregate funds.

  • Final Budget Approval: The final version of the FY25 budget was unanimously approved by the Henry County Board of Education on May 13, 2024. This budget includes a record investment of $12,937 per student and raises the starting teacher salary to $50,9102.

  • General Fund: The $561.4 million General Fund budget maintains a consistent millage rate dating back to 2007 and increases the average investment in each student by more than $1,000 over the previous year’s budget.

  • Investments and Salaries: The budget includes $37.4 million in new investments aimed at ensuring competitive compensation through salary and benefits. It also addresses staffing increases, creating 41 new teacher positions, with more than half dedicated to strategic plan priorities.

  • For a detailed overview of the budget, you can visit the Henry County Schools’ official website.

  • To view an inforgraphic of the budget, click here.  

Henry County 
FY25 Budget Development

Mark your calendars for the last FY25 Budget Hearings to be held by the Henry County Board of Commissioners.

​New Meeting Date: Thursday, May 30, 2024, at 5:30 p.m.

​Meetings are held at the Henry County Administration Building located at 140 Henry Parkway McDonough, GA 30253

Commissioner Comments Regarding FY25 Budget

County Commissioner 

District 1

Johnny Wilson

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Advancements to General Election
November 5, 2024

The following Republican candidates representing Henry County won their primary election and advanced to the General Election to be held on November 5, 2024.

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Mike Collins (I)

US House of Representatives

District 10

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Jonathan Chavez

US House of Representatives

District 13

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Furquan Stafford

Georgia Senate

District 10

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Noelle Kahaian

Georgia House

District  81

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Jack Redlinger

Henry County

Sheriff

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Johnny Wilson (I)

County Commissioner 

District 1

General Primary Election
Run-off
June 18, 2024

The Georgia Primary Runoff Election for 2024 is set to take place on June 18, 2024. The runoff occurs because no single candidate won over 50% of the vote in certain races. The Republican candidates vowing to represent parts of Henry County are:

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Brian Jack

US House of Representatives

District 3 Candidate

US House of Representatives

District 3 Candidate

Mike Dugan

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