Bastrop ISD approves budget, pay increases Posted in: News Last week, the Bastrop ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved a $99 million budget for 2019-2020, including nearly $3.4 million in additional compensation increases for all employees. The pay increase is the largest in recent history, made possible in part with new state monies received as a result of House Bill 3, signed into law earlier this month. “The Board's approval of the budget signals their continued deep commitment to do what is right and best for our district, and I am thankful that we have this level of support behind us,” said Superintendent Barry Edwards. Raises and other compensation increases will ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!