For Immediate Release
September 17, 2009

Illinois State Board of Education announces

FY 2011 Budget Hearing in Mt. Vernon

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 4 p.m. Thursday, September 24, 2009 at the Jefferson County Regional Office of Education in Mt. Vernon. The hearing is the second of a series of budget hearings ISBE will host this fall around the state. The public is invited to attend and those wishing to participate in these hearings may sign-in upon arrival at each location and follow the following 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 they wish to attend. Contact the Superintendent's office at the State Board of Education, Phone: 217-782-2221; TTY/TDD: 217-782-1900; Fax: 217-785-3972.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 – 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Mt. Vernon
Jefferson County Regional Office of Education
1714 Broadway Street
Mt. Vernon, Illinois

In addition to the hearing in Mt. Vernon, the ISBE Finance and Audit Committee already hosted a hearing in Champaign and will host additional hearings: