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2021-22 SFCSD BUDGET COMMUNICATION

Virtual Public Budget Hearing: Thursday, May 6th at 6:00 PM via Zoom Webinar (https://senecafallscsd-org.zoom.us/j/93629635855).  The link to the presentation slides can be found below.  

BUDGET VOTE: 

All Seneca Falls Central School District voters must be U.S. Citizens, at least 18 years of age, and a resident for the past 30 days.  Voting on the School Budget, Bus Purchases, and Board of Education elections will take place from 1:00 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 in the Seneca Falls Middle School Gym (95 Troy Street).  Please note the change in venue from previous years.  The map below illustrates the Middle School Gym parking and entrance for voting.  The annual public hearing for the school budget will be on Thursday, May 6th at 6:00 PM.  A link will be provided on the district website for the community to attend virtually.  All Budget Information will be posted on the SFCSD Website (www.senecafallscsd.org).

Residents who will not be able to appear in person on May 18th may apply for an absentee ballot at the District Office (98 Clinton Street).  If the absentee ballot is to be mailed to the voter, the application must be submitted at least seven days prior to the vote.  If the absentee ballot is to be picked up by the voter in person, applications will be accepted until May 17th.  Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk by 5:00 PM on May 18, 2021. 

Please visit the following presentation link to view the 2021-22 Seneca Falls CSD Budget Presentation:
Click Here for presentation slides

The 2021-22 Budget Newsletter, is being mailed to the Seneca Falls, Tyre, and Fayette communities during the first week of May. For an online version of the Budget Newsletter, Click Here.

2021-2022 Ballot Propositions: 

PROPOSITION #1: BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the Seneca Falls Central School District, Seneca County is hereby authorized to expend the sum of thirty-one million, five- hundred thirty -six thousand, three-hundred thirty-nine dollars ($31,536,339.00) in the 2021-2022 school year with such amount to be raised by the levy of a tax upon the taxable property of such School District, after first deducting the monies available from State Aid and other sources as provided by law.

PROPOSITION #2: BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Seneca Falls Central School District, Seneca County, is hereby authorized to purchase four (4) school buses for the transportation of District students for a sum of money not to exceed five-hundred thousand dollars ($500,000.00); said amount to be expended in the 2021-2022 fiscal year; said sum or so much thereof as may be necessary, shall be withdrawn from the District’s “Capital Reserve Fund-Purchase of Buses” and/or the unassigned fund balance, in accordance with the Education Law and Local Finance Law.

PROPOSITION #3: Shall the sum of three hundred twenty-two thousand dollars ($322,000.00) be raised by annual levy of a tax upon the taxable property within the Seneca Falls Central School District for the purpose of funding the Seneca Falls Library?

OTHER BUDGETARY ITEMS: 

1.  NYS School Report Card:  Seneca Falls CSD Fiscal Supplement 

2.  NYS School Report Card:  Seneca Falls CSD School Report Card

School Budget File Library