DD2 sets dates, times for public budget meetings

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) - A series of public meetingsfor Dorchester District 2's operating budget kick off Monday.

The district is inviting employees, parents and community membersto attend the public meetings and school board workshops and provide input onthe 2014-2015 budget. The meetings start Monday and run through May.

On Monday, March 24, there will be a school board budgetworkshop in the district office board room. That meeting starts at 4:30 p.m.

There are two public input meetings planned for April. TheApril 8 meeting is being held at Fort Dorchester High School. The April 22meeting is being held at Summerville High School. Both meetings begin at 6 p.m.

In May, there are three meetings scheduled. The first, aschool board budget workshop, is planned for May 12 at the district officeboard room. The following day, there will be a budget presentation to thepublic at Knightsville Elementary School. That meeting starts at 6 p.m.

And the final meeting has been planned for May 19 at theDorchester County Council Chambers in Summerville to present the budget tocouncil members. A time for that meeting has not been set.