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BUS PURCHASE AND CAPITAL RESERVE PROPOSITIONS APPROVED

On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, Minisink Valley Central School District voters approved the 2017-18 school budget, with 773 casting votes in favor of the $97.4 million spending plan and 200 opposed. Voters also approved the bus purchase proposition by a vote of 721 to 246.

The results, announced shortly after polls closed, showed 79 percent of 973 total voters supported the budget. 

The approved budget calls for a spending increase of 1.39 percent and a 1.50 percent tax levy increase. It adds and reinstates new programs and positions and maintains all current programs and services designed to meet student needs and strengthen student support.

BOARD OF EDUCATION RESULTS

There were five candidates for four BOE seats on this year’s ballot. Three of the four are 3-year-terms commencing July 1 of this year and going through June 30, 2020. The seat vacated by the recent passing of Board member Paul Rickard begins now, and ends June 30, 2018. Vote totals were as follows: 

  • Alfred Gibbs – 621
  • James M. Emery, Jr. – 658
  • John Odland – 686
  • Joseph Geidel - 369
  • Shawn Cahill – 699

A sincere thank you to all of our community members who came out to vote on May 16.  Your support is greatly appreciated.

2017-18 BUDGET AT A GLANCE

PROPOSED 2017-18 BUDGET:  $97,407,064
ADOPTED 2016-17 BUDGET:    $96,070,850
CHANGE FROM YEAR TO YEAR: $1,336,241 (+1.39%)
PROPOSED TAX LEVY:              1.50% 

BUDGET NEWSLETTER 2017-18

PUBLIC BUDGET PRESENTATION 2017-18

READ ABOUT THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL BUDGET PROPOSAL 

BOE Candidate Profiles 

BUDGET QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

2017-18 BUDGET DOCUMENTS AND ATTACHMENTS

PUBLIC BUDGET BOOK/STATEMENT 2017-18
BUDGET NOTICE 2017-18
PROPERTY TAX REPORT CARD 2016-17
MVCSD REPORT CARD_2016
FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY SUMMARY 2015-16
ADMINISTRATIVE SALARY DISCLOSURE_2017-18

2016-17 SCHOOL BUDGET

Budget Summary

Adopted Budget: $96,070,850
Spending Increase: 2.03%
Tax Levy Reduction: -2.00%
Estimated tax rate decrease for a $250,000 home in Minisink Valley: -$115

Budget Documents

BUDGET STATEMENT 2016-2017

BUDGET NEWSLETTER 2016-17

PUBLIC BUDGET PRESENTATION 2016-2017
(Click on link to view the slide presentation of the 2016-2017 Budget Proposal)

OFFICE OF NYS COMPTROLLER MVCSD FINANCIAL CONDITION REPORT JULY 2011-JUNE 2015

MVCSD RESPONSE TO NYS FINANCIAL CONDITION REPORT JULY 2011-JUNE 2015

BUDGET TOPICS AND FACT SHEETS

BALANCING THE SCHOOL BUDGET: EXPENSES & REVENUES AT A GLANCE

NAVIGATING THROUGH NYS TAX LEVY "CAP"

THE THREE TAX LEVY NUMBERS UNDER NYS TAX LEVY “CAP"

NYS TAX LEVY “CAP” FORMULA: HOW DOES IT ADD UP?

UNDERSTANDING NYS STAR PROGRAM

UNDERSTANDING YOUR SCHOOL TAX BILL