2020-21 Budget Information

October 23, 2019   Present 2019-20 budget calendar and budget development procedures to the Board of Education for adoption
November 6, 2019   Enrollment Projections
November, 2019   Finance Committee:  Discuss parameters for the budget development process 
December 1, 2019   Distribute budget development worksheets and budget guidelines to the budget builders. 
January, 2020   Develop salaries and benefits rollover budget and the debt service budget. Submit preliminary BOCES service requests. 
January 8, 2020   BOE: Review rollover budget for the 2020-21 school year and debt service budget. 
February 1, 2020   Budget Development Worksheets from budget builders due to the Business Office.
February 1, 2020   Governor's Proposal due-update revenue projections with current data.

February, 2020
  Meet with budget builders throughout the month.
February 2020   Finance Committee: Review tax cap calculation and state aid  revenue forecast scenarios. 
February 28, 2020   Building/ Department budgets are due to the Business Office.
March 1, 2020   Submit 2020-21 calculation for the tax levy limit to the Office of Controller, Tax and Finance and SED.
March, 2020   Finance Committee: Review current draft of the budget.
March 11, 2020   BOE: Review operational and general support budget.
March 25, 2020   BOE: Review instructional and special education budget. Current draft of the budget presented to Board of Education.
March-April, 2020   District Administration: Final review of expenditures and revenues reflecting BOE input and new data. First draft of the budget brochure and the budget notice.
April 3, 2020   Legal notice of the school budget hearing and budget vote (must advertise four times within seven weeks of the vote with the first publication no later than 45 days before the date of the budget vote).
April 11-27, 2020   Create a tax report card.  Finalize budget documents and the budget brochure
April 15, 2020   Finance Committee: Review of the final draft of the budget.  Review of the budget brochure and input on the possible changes. Develop additional public relation strategies for delivering budget information to the taxpayers.
April 20, 2020   Coordinate blood drive with American Red Cross on May 19, 2020
April 20, 2020   The budget brochure and the budget notice sent to printer.
April 20, 2020   Last day to submit petitions for propositions to be placed on the ballot.
April 22, 2020   BOE: Review of the final draft of the budget. Approval of NYS Property Tax Report Card and the official budget document.
April 23, 2020   Property tax report card must be submitted to SED (within 24 hours of budget adoption, but no later than April 27, 2020).
April 23, 2020   Property Tax Report Card must be transmitted to local newspapers of general circulation.
April 28 - May 7, 2020   The budget brochure and the budget binders are available at area businesses (7 days prior to the budget hearing).
May 6, 2020   Budget Hearing. The budget must be presented at the hearing in plain language and
in 3 components: Administrative, Program, and Capital.
May 7, 2020   The budget brochure and the budget notice mailed to residents (after the budget hearing but no later than six days prior to the vote).
May 19, 2020   Budget Vote. 
May 20, 2020   BOE meeting to approve results.
    Dates of legal notices of date, time, and place of School Budget Hearing and Annual Budget Vote:
    Sunday, April 5, 2020
    Thursday, April 9, 2020
    Sunday, April 12, 2020
    Thursday, April 16, 2020