Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs presented the county’s budget Tuesday afternoon for the fiscal year 2021-2022.
The budget is $893.6 million with roughly two-thirds of the budget going towards Knox County Schools.
Some teachers are slated to receive bonuses in the new budget as well as uniformed officers in Knox County Sheriff’s Department. The budget also directs funds to improving school security.
There will not be any tax increase in Knox County.