Budget & Finance

2023-24 School year budget news

Budget development timeline

  • November – January: Administration and Board of Education work to develop a draft budget for the next school year
  • February: Preliminary budget forecast presented to Board of Education
  • March: Board of Education reviews draft budgets for operational and general support, debt service and employee benefits, instructional and special education
  • March/April: Legal notice of school budget hearing and vote published
  • March 17: Board of Education candidate petitions are available
  • April 17: Deadline date set for submission of Board of Education candidate nomination petitions
  • April: Board adopts proposed budget
  • April: Budget document available for the public
  • Early May: Budget notice mailed to voters
  • May 9: Public budget hearing
  • May 16, 2023: Annual budget vote and Board of Education candidates election, polls open 12-9 p.m.

Information on the current school year budget

Voters approve proposed 2022-23 budget, elect 3 to Board, approve library proposition

Stillwater residents approved a proposed $28,544,605 budget for the 2022-23 school year by a vote of 359 to 113 on May 17, 2022, an approval by 76% of voters.  They also elected William Callanan (359 votes), Amanda Cocozzo (329 votes) and Robert McCoy (249 votes) to the Board of Education for three-year terms to run from July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025.  Voters also approved the Stillwater Public Library budget and elected library trustees. Read the full article

    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 annually 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.

    Everything You Need to Know About School Budgets in 60 Seconds

    School Taxes

    Required Information

    Audit Reports

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