Budget Information

Budget Development Calendar

Target Dates:

December 4, 2018 BOE Adopts Budget Calendar
December 2018 Budget meeting with principals
Curriculum and budget discussions
Discuss calendar, process, priorities, staffing
Budget themes
December 2018 Budget packets to principals
Distribution of budget instructions and worksheets to applicable staff members. Review needs of transportation, building and grounds. Consider needs arising from Future Planning process.
January 15, 2019 Initial Budget Work Session
February 2019 Business Office begins working on budget brochure
February 5, 2019 Operating budget is developed by the administration and first draft of budget presented to the Board of Education. (Regular board meeting). 6-7 Work Session, 7-8:30 board meeting Superintendent/Business Manager
February 26, 2019 Work session, if needed.
March 1, 2019 Submit 2019-20 calculation of the tax levy limit to the State Comptroller and the Commissioners of Education and Taxation and Finance.
March 6, 2019 Preliminary BOCES Program Budget is incorporated in the new budget.
March 15, 2019 Second Draft of Budget is prepared, incorporating any changes from the BOE work session. Superintendent/Business Manager
March 19, 2019 Work Session, Second Draft of Budget is prepared, incorporating any changes from the BOE work session.   Superintendent/Business Manager (6-7:30 work session; 7:30 – 9 regular meeting)
April 2-6, 2019 Legal notice of date, time and place of School Budget Hearing and annual budget vote.
April 2, 2019 Final budget prepared.   Work Session if needed. Board of Education formally adopts budget.
April 22, 2019 Petitions due for candidates running for board seat.
Voter submitted petitions due.
April 23, 2019 Board of Education adopts Property Tax Report Card (Must be adopted by April 26)
April 24-May 7, 2019 Absentee ballots mailed out
April 26, 2019 Budget tax report card to SED and local media
April 30, 2019 BOCES Educational Services and Administrative Budget Vote
May 1, 2019 Budget brochure is finalized and ready for distribution.
May 1-17, 2019 Budget presentations to Rotary, faculty and staff etc.
May 7, 2019 Budget Hearing (Wilmington)
May 7-21, 2019 Budget statement and required attachments made available at the district office and each school building office
May 14, 2019 Budget Hearing (Lake Placid)
May 15, 2019 Deadline to mail budget notice
May 21, 2019 Budget Vote
2019 Budget Re-Vote Timeline if Needed
May 28-June 4, 2019 Budget must be completed at least 7 days prior to the budget hearing
June 4, 2019 Deadline for Publication of the First of Two Required Legal Notices
June 11, 2019 Publication of second and final legal notice prior to budget re-vote
June 4-11, 2019 Public Hearing to present budget (7-14 days prior to re-vote)
June 4-18, 2019 Budget statement and required attachments made available at the district office
June 12, 2019 Deadline for Mailing “Budget Notice” (6 days before re-vote)
June 18, 2019 Budget Re-vote must be held

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