What's in the proposal? What's different in the proposed budget?
What's on the ballot?
All of your answers can be found here!
On Tuesday, May 16, Stillwater Central School District residents
will vote on a proposed $24,529,950 budget for the 2017-18 school
year. The board of education unanimously adopted the budget proposal
at its meeting on Tuesday, April 11.
On Sunday, April 9, New York lawmakers approved a 2017-18 state
budget that calls for an overall increase in education funding of $1.1
billion, or 4.4 percent.
Each year, school boards in New York must develop a balanced school budget proposal for the following school year and put it to a public vote on the third Tuesday in May. Check out this simple, graphic fact sheet (PDF) that helps explain what it takes to balance the annual school budget.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented a state budget proposal Jan. 17 that includes a $1 billion increase in overall funding for the state's schools in the 2017-18 school year. READ MORE ABOUT THE EXECTIVE BUDGET
On the third Tuesday of each May, residents from across New York State go to the polls to vote on the annual school district budget and to elect members of the Board of Education. learn moreBe an advocate for Stillwater students
Elected officials need to hear from the people that are most directly impacted by their decisions year after year — the students, parents, employees, residents, community groups and business owners of Stillwater. Becoming an advocate for education is not as hard as you might think. Anyone can become involved, at any level they choose. learn more