Below is a timeline leading up to the budget vote. You can also download the timeline here. Get more information about the school budget, how to calculate your taxes, voting and more.
October – November
Review of the budget calendar with school principals and Board of Education. District Administration meets with building administrators and supervisors and reviews last year’s projections and current status of staff and program. Enrollment projections for the coming year are developed and shared with the school principals. The district seeks community input on budget priorities.
Public input for budget development. Watch the Oct. 25 Board of Education meeting.
November & December
Building and department level budgets developed. Instructional and facility needs are addressed at this stage including staffing recommendations, equipment recommendations and priority supplies and services all based on program justifications.
Rollover budget presentation.
- 2023-24 Budget Rollover Budget Projection presentation, Dec. 6, 2022
- Watch the Rollover Budget presentation at the Dec. 6, 2022 Board of Education meeting
December – January
District Administration review staffing, equipment and facilities requests following meetings with building principals and selected staff. This process involves a thorough review of enrollment projections, class size and staffing levels for both professional and operational needs.
Board of Education provides direction for budget development.
Fund balance presentation.
- 2023-24 Budget Fund Balance presentation, Jan. 10, 2023
- View the Budget Fund Balance presentation at the Jan. 10, 2023 Board of Education meeting
State aid and tax levy limit presentation.
- 2023-24 State Aid/Tax Levy Limit presentation, Feb. 14, 2023
- View the State Aid/Tax Levy Limit presentation at the Feb. 14, 2023 Board of Education meeting.
Superintendent’s Budget: Presentation to the Board of Education and Community
- 2023-24 Superintendent’s budget presentation, Mar. 7, 2023
- View the Superintendent’s budget presentation, Mar. 7, 2023
March 21 (rescheduled from Mar. 14 due to inclement weather school closing)
Budget Workshop: Questions and Answers
Board of Education Budget Work Session
Legal publication of proposed budget vote date. (45 days prior to vote)
Board action to adopt the budget.
April 5 – May 16
Budget discussions through the district. Included are meetings with PTA organizations, civic organizations, neighborhood associations, senior citizens and other groups interested in obtaining more information and a better understanding of the school budget.
Final date for submission of Board Candidate Petitions. (30 days prior to vote)
Publication and printing of the budget mailing for home distribution.
Mailing of the budget publication to homes. Read the budget newsletter.
Public Budget Hearing, Guilderland High School, 7:00 p.m. View the budget hearing.
May 16, Budget Vote Day
Budget Vote Day! Polls open at 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at each of the five GCSD elementary schools.
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