2018-19 Budget


BUDGET DEVELOPMENT CALENDAR

2018-19 SCHOOL BUDGET

DATE

DESCRIPTION

PHASE I

October 12

2017

Board Meeting - Budget Development Calendar to the Board for adoption.

November 9 - 24

2017

Meet with Administrators/Supervisors and distribute Budget Guidelines.

December 7

2017

Board Meeting - Preliminary Budget Presentation

PHASE II

January 4

2018

Board Work Session – Discuss and Develop Budget Parameters

January 15 (est.)

2018

Governor’s Budget Proposal for State Aid Distribution made available to School Districts.

January 18

2018

Board Meeting - Budget Discussion

February 1

2018

Board Work Session - Present 2018-19 Preliminary Budget Forecast and Budget Assumptions to the Board of Education.

PHASE III

February 15

(Continued on March 8th)

2018

Board Meeting

Present 2018-19 Operational and General Support Budgets; Debt Service and Employee Benefits Budget; Instructional and Special Education Budget to the Board of Education for discussion.  

March 1

2018

Submit 2018-19 Calculation for Tax Levy Limit to the Office of the Comptroller, Tax & Finance and State Education Department (SED).

March 8

2018

Board Work Session

Present 2018-19 Operational and General Support Budgets; Debt Service and Employee Benefits Budget; Instructional and Special Education Budget to the Board of Education for discussion.

March 22

2018

Board of Education Meeting – Budget Discussion

March 28

2018

Publication of 1st Legal Notice of School Budget Hearing and Budget Vote.  (published again on April 18, 25 and May 2, 2018)

PHASE IV

April 12

2018

Board of Education Meeting - ADOPT BUDGET & PROPOSITIONS

Approve Property Tax Report Card.

April 13

2018

Submit Property Tax Report Card to SED and Local Newspapers (no later than April 20th)

April 16

2018

Deadline for Submission of Voter Petitions for Propositions to be Placed on Ballot (30 days preceding budget vote)


School Board Candidate Nominating Petitions due in District Clerk’s Office by 5:00 PM (30 days preceding budget vote).

April 17  2018  Date of Drawing by District Clerk for Determination of Order for Listing Board Candidates on Election Ballot. 9:00 AM - HS Conference Room.
April 25  2018  District Newsletter Mailed (includes full disclosure information).
   April 26  2018  Budget Statement and required attachments made available 7 days prior to budget hearing.
   May 1  2018  Voter Registration Day

PHASE V

May 3

 2018  Board Work Session and BUDGET HEARING
   May 4  2018  Budget notice must be mailed to eligible voters after the budget hearing, but no later than six days prior to the vote
   May 15  2018

BUDGET VOTE / BOARD ELECTION

Board of Education Meeting – Board accepts election results after

polls close and results are announced.

   June 15  2018  Last date to file final Campaign Expenditure Report with District Clerk and Commissioner of Education.

PHASE VI

June 19

 2018 Statewide Budget Revote Day
   July 1  2018  Implement 2018-19 Budget

Adopted by Board of Education - October 12, 2017

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