Proposed Budget Documents for Fiscal Year 2024 - 2025

Information regarding the 2024-2025 proposed budget will be released as it becomes available.

"Cost Center Approach"

Section 1:

A. Enrollment Projections

B. Monthly Enrollment & Enrollment Detail (6/4/2024)

Section 2:

Projected Class Size Averages (3/20/2024)

Section 3:

A. Special Education (3/19/2024)

B. Building Level Worksheet - Elementary School (5/8/2024)

C. Building Level Worksheet - Jr/Sr High School (5/8/2024)

Section 4:

Payroll & Benefits (3/20/2024)

Section 5:

Stipend Summary (3/20/2024)

Section 6:

A. Transportation (4/8/2024)

B. Vehicle Purchases (3/6/2024)

Section 7:

Buildings & Grounds (4/17/2024)

Section 8:

Technology (3/28/2024)

Section 9:

BOCES COSERS (Projected Services Request) (3/20/2024)

Section 10:

Athletics (4/3/2024)

Section 11:

Revenues Projected (In addition to Tax Levy)

A. State Aid (Detail) (2/8/2024)(revised 4/24/2024)

B. Projected Revenues (4/24/2024)

C. State Aid Factors (2/8/2024)

Section 12:

Final Proposed Tax Levy – based upon Board of Education Projected Budget (4/24/2024)

Section 13:

Tax Levy Changes - Historical Patterns (5/8/2024)

Section 14:

Contingency Budget & Impact on Voters (5/8/2024)

Other Budget Information

1. Budget Calendar (11/29/2023) (revised 4/1/2024) (revised 4/11/2024)

2. Tax Levy Limit & Budget Overview (2/14/2024)

3. Budget Workshop #1 (3/6/2024)
Projected Revenues/Expenses, B&G, Technology, Transportation, Special Education, and Athletics Budgets

4. Budget Workshop #2 (3/20/2024)
Projected Enrollment, Payroll & Benefits, and BOCES Services

5. Budget Workshop #3 (4/10/2024)
Revenues/Expenses Update, Notable Increases/Reductions, and Tax Levy Options

6. Budget Workshop #4 & Adoption (4/23/2024)
Final Considerations, State Aid Update, and Tax Levy Options
*Budget Workshop 5:30PM, Adoption 6:30PM

7. Property Tax Report Card [SED required] (4/24/2024)

8. Public Hearing on Budget (5/7/2024)

9. Budget Notice (4/24/2024)

10. Titan Herald – Spring Budget Issue (5/1/2024)

11. Budget Vote Results (5/21/2024)

Proposed Propositions

Election of School Board Members

To elect two (2) members of the Board of Education, each to a five (5) year term commencing on July 1, 2024 and expiring on June 30, 2029 to succeed Board Members, Joseph Costa and Alicia O’Rourke, whose terms expire on June 30, 2024.

Candidates: Joseph Costa, Jeanine Earnhart

Proposition 1. 2024-2025 Budget

Shall the Board of Education of the Taconic Hills Central School District be authorized to expend the sums set forth in the budget, for the 2024-2025 school year, in the amount of $40,284,996.00 and to levy the necessary tax therefor? 

Proposition 2. Funding of Capital Reserve

Shall the Board of Education of the Taconic Hills Central School District be authorized to (a) fund the Capital Reserve Fund in the amount of $3,000,000.00, to be used for capital improvements or equipment, at a cost not to exceed $10,000,000.00; (b) and to expend $3,000,000.00 from the unallocated fund balance?

Proposition 3. Capital Improvement Project - Building & Site Improvements

Shall the Board of Education be authorized to (a) reconstruct various District buildings and District sites, perform miscellaneous site work and improvements at various locations, and acquire original furnishings, equipment, machinery or apparatus required for the purpose for which such buildings are to be used, including but not limited to replacement of roofing above the Lyle G. Hamm Performing Arts Center and replacement of HVAC unit above Aquatic Center and pay incidental costs related thereto at a maximum estimated cost of $2,130,000.00 (b) expend such sum for such purpose; and (c) expend $2,130,000.00 from the Capital Reserve Fund?

Proposition 4. Purchase of School Vehicles and Buses

Shall the Board of Education be authorized to (a) acquire three (3) small buses (two regular, one handicap),  two (2) SUVs and one (1) truck with plow and at a maximum aggregate cost of $515,000.00; (b) expend such sums for such purpose; (c) expend from the unallocated fund balance; and (c) levy the necessary tax therefor, to be levied and collected in such amounts as may be determined by the Board of Education taking into account state aid received?