|Clarence Central School District 2017-2018 Budget News|
This site is designed to provide information regarding the 2017-18 school budget process from the first stages of development up to and including the annual budget vote that will take place on May 16, 2018.
Listed below are descriptions and links to the budget study sessions. Users can click the links to access materials used in the budget presentations and to view video of the meetings. Community members can provide input on the budget process by sending an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|2017-2018 Budget Construction Meetings
The District will schedule two types of meetings for discussion of the 2017-18 budget. Three special Budget Study Sessions have been scheduled, one per month in January - March. The study sessions are exclusively devoted to budget discussions and the presentation of budget information. The public will have an opportunity to comment and ask questions at each of the study sessions.
In addition to the Budget Study Sessions, the Board of Education will listen to feedback on any budget related issue at the regularly scheduled monthly Board of Education meetings. The regular monthly meetings have full business agendas and will not necessarily include separate presentations on budget related information. Clicking on the links in the table below will allow users to view the presentations from the budget meetings.
March 27, 2017 - Third Budget Study Session
Clarence Board of Education members and district administrators involved in the budget process met on Monday, March 27th at 7 p.m. in the high school lecture hall to discuss the third draft of the 2017-18 school budget. Revenue and expenditure elements of the budget were updated, as were the proposals for the NYS Budget. Also included in the presentation was a five-year projection for expenditures and revenues.
February 27, 2017 - Second Budget Study Session
Clarence Board of Education members and district administrators involved in the budget process met on Monday, February 27th at 7 p.m. in the high school lecture hall to discuss the second draft of the 2017-18 school budget. Student enrollment trends will be discussed, as will an updated overview of the Executive Budget Proposal, the second draft of the 2017-18 budget, and detail about the transportation bond proposal.
The February meeting will provide a detailed explanation of the tax levy cap and estimate the impact of taxes on the average home in the school district.
Two additional special budget study workshops are set for March 27, and April 17.
January 30, 2017 - Initial Budget Study Session
Clarence Board of Education members and district administrators involved in the budget process met on Monday, January 30th at 7 p.m. in the high school lecture hall to discuss the first draft of the 2017-18 school budget.
The initial budget presentation previewed challenges on the revenue and expenditure sides of the budget. The session also included an overview of Governor Cuomo's Executive Budget Proposal and the first draft of the proposed 2017-18 budget for consideration by the Board of Education.
Three additional special budget study workshops are set for February 27, March 27, and April 17.