Watchdog Committee to Present Annual Report On Brevard County Schools Half-Cent Sales Surtax

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meeting will take place today at 5:30 p.m. in viera

The Independent Citizens Oversight Committee will present their annual report during the Dec. 12 Brevard County School Board meeting and public hearing. (BPS image)

BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA,  FLORIDA – The Independent Citizens Oversight Committee will present their annual report during the Dec. 12 Brevard County School Board meeting and public hearing.

The meeting will take place Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Educational Services Facility in Viera.

The Independent Citizens Oversight Committee oversees how Brevard Public Schools spends revenue from the half-cent sales surtax.

Passed by Brevard County voters in 2014, the surtax provides funding for school district facility renewal, educational technology and security projects. The ICOC was established as part of the surtax program terms presented to voters.

As of Sept. 30, 2017, $109.2 million has been received. The following graphic provides a breakdown of how that money has been used.

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