Smithville ISD board approves latest budget Posted in: News The Smithville Independent School District board of trustees approved the 2019-2020 budget during their regular monthly board meeting held on August 26. The approved budget of $22 million includes a general operating fund of $17.0 million, a food service fund of $1.1 million and a debt service fund of $2.2 million. The budget includes the 2019-2020 salary schedules, which were adopted at the August 5 special called board meeting. The salary schedules included a pay increase for all staff and increased the starting salary for teachers, counselors, librarians and full-time registered nurses with a bachelor’s degree to $43,200 and $44,250 for ...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!