2019-20 Budget Development Calendar

The development of the 2019-20 budget will follow a process similar to that of recent years. Presentations on specific departments/areas will be presented to the Board in advance of the presentation of the overall budget for consideration by the Board.

January 7, 2019

Transportation and School Lunch budget presentations to the Board of Education,  6 p.m., District Office Board Room

January 29, 2019

Technology and Operations & Maintenance budget presentations to the Board of Education, 6 p.m., Birchwood Elementary School

February 11, 2019

Special Education budget presentation to the Board of Education, District Office Board Room, 6 p.m.

February 26, 2019

Instructional budget presentation to the Board of Education, 6 p.m., Craig Elementary School

March 1, 2019

Submit 2019-20 Tax Levy Limit calculation to New York State

March 19, 2019

Presentation of 2019-20 proposed budget to the Board of Education, 6 p.m., Hillside Elementary School

April 1, 2019

2019-20 budget discussion with the Board of Education, 6 p.m., District Office Board Room

Adopt 2019-20 budget (tentative)

April 2, 2019

Submit Property Tax Report Card to State Education Department and newspaper of record (if budget adopted on April 1)

April 9, 2019

2019-20 budget discussion with the Board of Education, 6 p.m., District Office Board Room

Adopt 2019-20 budget (if needed)

April 17, 2019

Submit Property Tax Report Card to State Education Department and newspaper of record (if budget adopted on April 1)

April 22, 2019

Deadline for submission of petitions for nominations of Board of Education candidates

Deadline for submission of petitions for propositions to be placed on the ballot

April 23, 2019

Drawing by District Clerk for determination of order for listing Board candidates on the ballot

April 24, 2019

Mail budget newsletter to the community

April 30, 2019

Budget Statement and required attachments available in school offices, website, town library, and upon request

May 7, 2019

Budget Hearing, 6 p.m., District Office Board Room

May 8, 2019

Budget Notice mailed to the community

May 14, 2019

Last day for absentee ballots to be requested if ballot is to be mailed

May 20, 2019

Last day for absentee ballots to be requested in person

May 21, 2019

School Budget Vote, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Niskayuna High School