Board Adopts Proposed Budget for 2018-19

On April 17, the Board of Education adopted a proposed budget for the 2018-19 school year. The 2018-19 budget totals $31,936,305 and carries a projected tax levy increase of 2.49 percent, which is under the limit set by New York State’s property tax cap. The budget is up a total of $1,099,330, a 3.56 percent increase from the 2017-18 budget.

A public hearing on the budget is scheduled for May 1,, 6:00 p.m. in the Chatham High School library.

Voting on the proposed School Budget, Capital Improvement Project, and Board of Education election takes place May 15, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Mary E. Dardess Elementary School gym.

More information is available on our Budget Information page, and watch your mailbox for our budget newsletter mailed out in early May.

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