Voters approve 2019-20 budget
On Tuesday, May 21, Stillwater residents approved the district’s 2019-20 budget with 306 voting in favor and 87 voting against it.
The $25,313,337 budget carries a $471,000, or 1.90 percent, spending increase over the current year and a 3.57 percent increase in the tax levy. Final tax rates will be set in August.
By a margin of 323 to 71, voters passed a proposition to expend $100,000 in the capital reserve fund to finance an upcoming capital outlay project to replace the lockers in the elementary school building. This project is a continuation of the district’s long-range plan to improve and maintain its facilities.
Residents also elected Kristina Greene, Amanda Cocozzo and Valerie Masterson to the Stillwater Board of Education. They will each serve a three-year term, beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2022.
2019-20 Budget Info
Total Budget: $25,313,337
Spending Increase: 1.90%
Tax Levy Increase: 3.57%
- 2019-20 Line-by-Line Budget
- 2019-20 Required School District Budget Notice
- 2019-20 Property Tax Report Card
Voting on Stillwater’s school budget
On the third Tuesday of each May, residents from across New York State go to the polls to vote on the annual school district budget and to elect members of the Board of Education. Learn more about voting on Stillwater’s budget.
School Budget 101
In New York state, local school boards must annual develop a balanced school budget proposal and put it up for a public vote on the third Tuesday in May. Learn more about school budget development.
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