Budget Development

Budget Development Calendar

As members of the Schalmont Central School District community, all residents are encouraged to participate in budget planning events. More details on budget-related events will be posted on this page. We encourage community stakeholders to learn about the school budget process, share your ideas, and have your questions answered.

A schedule is listed below, with all activities leading up to the annual budget vote on May 19, 2020. For a printable version of this calendar click here.

December – March
Superintendent Begins Budget Process with Administration
January 8, 2020 Governor Presents Executive Budget Proposal/State of the State
February – April 2020
Budget Advisory Committee Meetings
(2/25, 3/10, 3/31)
February 24, 2020 Board of Education Meeting & Budget Update – Middle School LGI, 7 p.m. Superintendent’s First
Draft Budget Proposal Presentation
March 1, 2020 Tax Levy Calculation Due to Comptroller and NYS Education Department Board of Education
Candidate Petition Packets Available in District Office
March 23, 2020 Board of Education Meeting and Budget Update – Middle School LGI 7 p.m. Superintendent’s
Second Draft Budget Proposal Presentation
April 3, 2020 Publication of Legal Notice #1 for Budget Hearing and Budget Vote, including Propositions (if any).
Published at least 4 times 45 days before vote: Notice 1: 4/3, Notice 2: 4/17, Notice 3: 5/1, Notice 4: 5/11.
April 6, 2020 Board of Education Meeting, Superintendent’s final Budget Recommendations and Budget
Update/Public Forum – Middle School LGI, 7 p.m. Adoption of Special Propositions
April 20, 2020 Filing Deadline for Special Propositions
Filing Deadline for Board of Education Candidates – District Office, 4 p.m.
April 22, 2020 Board of Education Meeting and Budget Update – Middle School LGI, 7 p.m.
Adopt 2020-21 Budget Proposal
April 23, 2020 Deadline to Submit Property Tax Report Card to NYS Education Department (due 24 hours after
budget adoption)
April – May 2020
School Administrators Present Adopted Budget to School/Community Groups (Dates TBD)
April 28, 2020 Budget Statement Available at Each School and District Office (7 days prior to Budget Hearing and
at least 14 days prior to Budget Vote)
Budget Newsletters Mailed to Residents
May 4, 2020 Board of Education Meeting – Middle School LGI
Meet the Candidate Night, Middle School LGI, 6 p.m.
Official Budget Hearing, Middle School LGI, 7 p.m.
May 4 – 16, 2020 Budget Postcard Mailed (6 to 13 days prior to budget vote)
May 19, 2020 Budget Vote and Board of Education Election
Schalmont High School New Gym Lobby, 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.