The Superintendent of the Cleveland County School District said Tuesday the district is exploring the possibility of again seeking a millage increase after an effort failed last year.

Craig Dupuy appeared on the Oldies 101.3 morning show and said members of the board will be conducting a work session Thursday with the board’s financial advisor, He said there are three new members of the board who were not there when the millage increase was sought last year.

Dupuy said paperwork seeking a millage increase must be sent to the state 90 days before the May election which is schedule near the end of that month.

On another subject, Dupuy was asked about COVID numbers in the district.

The pandemic began in 2000 and he said students who are currently in the second grade have not seen a normal school year.