2016-17 Dates

Community members are encouraged to attend any or all of the following meetings to provide input on the 2017-18 budget. Meeting hand-outs and/or presentations will be provided below following the meeting. 

All meetings will be held in the Clayton A. Bouton High School Library unless otherwise noted.






Budgetary Action

October 17, 2016

Present 2017-2018 budget calendar and budget development procedures to the Board for adoption

December 2016 to February 2017

Build preliminary budget

January 30, 2017

Special Budget Meeting 

  • Present preliminary budget forecast and budget assumptions
Regular Board Meeting

February 13, 2017

Regular Board Meeting

  • Budget on agenda

February 27, 2017

Board of Education Candidate Petitions Available

(Send SNN and Post on Website)

March 1, 2017

Submit 2017-2018 calculation for tax levy limit to Office of State Comptroller

March 13, 2017 

Regular Board Meeting

  • Budget on agenda
  • Adopt propositions

March 29, 2017

Legal notice of school budget hearing and budget vote

(must appear in two publications 45 days before date of  budget vote)



Wednesday,March 29, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, April  6, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April  20, 2017


April 3, 2017


Budget Forum

Regular Board Meeting

·         Adopt budget (NYS deadline is April 21, 2017)

·         Adopt property tax report card

April 11, 2017

Submit Property Tax Report Card to SED and local newspapers

(must be 24 hours after adoption, but no later than 24 days prior to budget  vote; NYS deadline is April 24)

April 17, 2017

Deadline for Board of Education candidates’ petitions.

Petitions due at 3:30 p.m.(30 days before annual election)

April 18, 2017

Absentee ballots made available to requestors

April 28, 2017

Budget statements and required attachments made available to public (must be at least 7 days prior to hearing, at least 14 days prior to vote)

May 2, 2017

Budget brochure mailed

May 8, 2017

Budget Hearing (must be  7-14  days prior to budget vote and in three components: Administrative, Program, Capital)

Regular Board Meeting

May 9, 2017

Budget notice mailed to community

(Must occur after budget hearing and at least 6 days prior to vote)

May 16, 2017

Budget vote & board trustee election

(3rd Tues. in May) Absentee ballots must be received by 4:00 p.m.