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Annual school budget vote day is May 16, 2017

Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the High School new gym lobby, 1 Sabre Drive. Please bring your ID or proof of residency.

2017-18 Community Budget Calendar of events and information

2017-18 Budget Development Process

2016-17 district expenses:  $46,570, 427

Projected 2017-18 district expenses: $48,340,200

Original budget gap: $2.6 million* (Due to the use of $1 million in fund balance last year that is not included in the revenue for 2017-18)

Current estimated budget gap: $2.5 million

Maximum allowable tax levy limit: 1.46 percent or about $406,127

Schalmont's Budget Process Update - Updated March 16, 2017

Schalmont is currently facing a $2.5 million budget gap. Learn where we are in the process, what information we know, and what we don't know yet that will affect the budget. This story will update throughout the budget process. Find out more about the 2017-18 developing budget.

Governor releases Executive Budget Proposal

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented a state budget proposal Jan. 17 that includes a $1 billion increase in overall funding for the state’s schools in the 2017-18 school year. read more about the executive budget

 

2016-17 School Year Budget Summary & Information

Budget: $46,570,427

Budget increase: $772,866 or 1.7 percent

Levy increase: $187,359 or 0.68 percent

Estimated cost of tax rate increase for a $250,000 home in Rotterdam: $33.98

Homestead tax rates:
Guilderland: $22.895387
Florida: $40.333277
Duanesburgh: $57.483401
Princetown: $58.224570
Rotterdam: $20.060831

2015-16 School Year Budget Summary & Information

Budget: $45,797,561

Spending Increase: $1,242,831 or 2.79 percent

Tax Levy Increase: $537,602 or 1.99 percent

Homestead tax rates:
Guilderland: $22.713024
Florida: $40.535954
Duanesburgh: $55.324208
Princetown: $56.124743
Rotterdam: $19.988299

2014-15 School Year Budget Summary & Information

Budget: $44,554,730

Spending Increase: $1,381,575 or 3.20 percent

Tax Levy Increase: 2.0 percent 

Homestead tax rates:
Guilderland: $21.404112
Florida: $37.855692
Duanesburgh: $53.627847
Princetown: $53.349111
Rotterdam: $19.341189

 

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Voter information

Voter Eligibility & Information

Absentee ballots

Tax information

Tax collection

Tax levy limit/tax "cap"

School Tax Rebates Change in 2016-17 [PDF]

STAR Program

Additional Budget Information

Budget Development Calendar

Creating a School Budget

Employee Contracts

Contingent budgets

Exceeding the tax "Cap"

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