NEWS

For Immediate Release                                                                                                               
December 2, 2009

Illinois State Board of Education announces FY 2011 Budget Hearing in Mundelein

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced today that its Finance and Audit Committee will host a meeting on the FY 2011 Budget at 6 p.m. Wednesday, December 9 at Mundelein School District 75 in Mundelein. The hearing is the last of eight ISBE hearings around the state this fall. The public is invited to attend and those wishing to participate in the hearing may sign-in upon arrival and follow these procedures:

The Finance and Audit Committee FY 2011 Budget Hearings will be accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons planning to attend who need special accommodations should contact the Board office no later than the day before the meeting. Contact the Superintendent's office at the State Board of Education, Phone: 217-782-2221; TTY/TDD: 217-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Mundelein
Mundelein School District 75
Lincoln School Multipurpose Room
200 West Maple, Mundelein

NOTE:  Anyone unable to travel to the hearing due to weather conditions may email their testimony to jladage@isbe.net.

In addition to the hearing in Mundelein, the ISBE Finance and Audit Committee already hosted a hearing in Champaign, Mt. Vernon, DeKalb, Peoria, Chicago, Springfield and Wheeling.