Taxpayers are paying to light a school in Dunwoody that’s been closed for six years, 11Alive reports.
The DeKalb school district keeps the lights burning at Chamblee Middle School – even during the day – to ensure safety and protection.
District spokesman Walter Woods said that it was a “very minimal” cost to the district to keep some utilities running at the school, located on Chamblee Dunwoody Road.
A reporter asked why the lights at the school weren’t set on a timer so that they weren’t on during the day.
The district, which proposed a budget this week that would include a tax increase, hasn’t decided what to do with the building.
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