Scotia-Glenville Operating Plan, 2021-2022

Scotia-Glenville 2021-2022 Health-Safety Risk COVID-19 Layered Mitigation Protocol Originally published: August 2021 The following document was developed by schools throughout the Capital Region in conjunction with the Capital Region BOCES.  Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Schenectady County Public Health Services (SCPHS), Occupational Safety and Health Administration …

School tax bills to drop by 0.45% this September

For the fourth time in 12 years, the Scotia-Glenville tax rate will decline this September, saving the typical taxpayer (with a $160,000 assessment) about $17 off their September tax bill. “We are very pleased to be able to, once again, cut taxes albeit in a small way,” said Superintendent Susan Swartz. “We tell our community …

Students and retiring staff recognized by the Board of Education

Six graduating seniors and 28 retirees were recognized by the Board of Education last night. These students were recognized for Special Student Accomplishments from the Class of 2021: Reena Lubowski Antonio Cianfarani Rebecca Carpenter Givanna Bianchi Delaney Krogh Chris Connors Here’s what the Board of Education members said about the students. Retirees, both instructional and …

Thank You, Scotia-Glenville!

Thank you, Scotia-Glenville! The $59.1 million 2021-22 S-G school budget was approved today by a vote of 741 to 203, a margin of 78.5% to 21.5%. The $493,000 bus purchase proposal was approved by a vote of 740-204, a margin of 78.4 to 21.6% The $12.8 million capital project was approved by a vote of …

Public Information meetings about the $12.8 million capital project to be held on April 21 and May 5

Community to consider $12.8 million capital project on May 18 The project is summarized on this brochure. Proposal will not impact taxes; older debt is being retired Furnace and roof replacements, reconstruction of parking lots and bus loops, new public address systems, replacement of lead water lines and a host of other renovations and upgrades …

Board of Education receives budget update; projected tax levy increase dropped to 0.13

Thanks to a boost in state aid, the Board of Education heard last night that the projected tax increase for the $59.1 million budget proposal will be at the state’s maximum tax levy cap for S-G of 0.13%. That figure is lower than the 2.02% tax levy increase the board had been considering when board …

Lead in water testing report released

UPDATE: April 7, 2021 Dozens of water sources were tested in January and February 2021 by the school district in every school building. The school district has worked to lessen the amount of lead in water pipes at the school district. The last tests of water in lead pipes was done in 2016. The May …

Board of Education approves budget for 2021-22; calls for a 2.02% tax levy increase

Spending plan exceeds the state’s maximum for S-G of 0.13%; will require 60 percent approval by the community The Board of Education, on March 29, adopted a $59.127 million budget or “spending cap” for the 2021-22 school year, a spending increase of 1.66% from the current school year. The tax levy would increase by 2.02% …

Board of Education reviews proposed reductions in 2021-22 budget

Superintendent Susan Swartz, in what she called Tier 1 reductions, proposed on March 15 not replacing two retiring teachers – at kindergarten and grade 2 at Glendaal – to create a $200,000 reduction in the proposed 2021-22 budget. She explained that Glendaal is slated to have 28 incoming kindergarten students this fall. Glen-Worden will have …

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