|Budget Information 2017-2018|
|New York State Budget: Executive, Assembly and Senate|
The Senate and Assembly released their one house budgets. A comparison of their proposals, the Executive Budget and NYSASBO’s can be found here.
|2017-2018 Budget Development News|
2017-2018 Budget Public Hearing - May 9, 2017, at the Jr./Sr. High School Cafeteria
At the April 11, 2017 meeting of the Board of Education, the proposed 2017-2018 Budget was presented to the public and adopted by the Board of Education.
How to get an absentee ballot?
Individuals interested in obtaining an absentee ballot for the upcoming budget vote on May 16, 2017 may do so at the Business Office during business hours, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Qualified district voters must request in advance, an application for an absentee ballot. The voter must complete the application and state the reason he/she will not be able to appear the day of the election. Requirements in order to obtain an absentee ballot are those involving an illness or physical disability, business responsibilities which require travel on the day of the vote, vacation, or students away at college.
If mailed, all applications must reach the District Clerk in the District Office no later than 4:00 p.m., May 9, 2017. If you have any questions, you may contact the District Clerk at 552-5001.
Rob Price presented the 2017-2018 Budget Development Update including highlights from the Governor’s budget proposal, budget development factors, foundation aid estimate, expense driven aids, lost aid due to the Gap Elimination Adjustment, and the next steps and important dates. Debra Eichholtz shared the analysis of the Governor’s 2017-2018 budget.
Budget Calendar Adopted
The Board of Education adopted the 2017-2018 Budget Calendar at the October 25, 2016 Board of Education Meeting.
Also during the October 25th Board of Education meeting, Debra Eichholtz led the Board through Part 2 of the presentation: Putting Budget Development into Action - The What, Why and how. She provided detailed information on school district fund accounting, fund types, development and management of the funds, sample budget figures, district expenses, budget transfers, revenue categories and codes, and the 3 part budget.
At the October 11th Board of Education meeting, Debra Eichholtz provided an overview of the budget process. This included how budgets are created, timeline, roles and responsibilities of the Board, superintendent, business office and principals, what is voted on, contractual obligations, expenses & revenues and budget adoption principles.
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