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
|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.