2019-20 budget information

Community budget vote: 2019-20

August 12, 2019 Board of Education adopts tax rates for the 2019-20 school year.

May 21, 2019: Many thanks to the Scotia-Glenville community for supporting the 2019-20 budget during voting today!

Here are the results:

  • $56,955,740 budget for 2019-20 – a $966,064 or 1.7% spending increase with a 2.54% tax levy increase. The tax bill on a $160,000 home would increase by an estimated 3.22% or $117.08 per year ($9.76 per month).
  • YES –   819 votes – 73%
  • NO  –    303 votes – 27%
  • $425,000 to purchase four, gasoline-powered 72-passenger school buses. There is no tax impact for this purchase in the 2019-20 budget.
  • YES –   846 votes – 75.5%
  • NO –   274  votes – 24.5%
  • TWO candidates for the Board of Education. Board members serve three years and are unpaid:
  • Colleen Benedetto –  588  votes
  • Kim Talbot –   674  votes
  • Dan Feinberg – 617  votes

Talbot and Feinberg were elected to three-year terms on the Board of Education.

Here’s more about the candidates.