2023-2024 SFCSD Budget Communication
WHERE AND HOW DO I VOTE?
All Seneca Falls Central School District voters must be U.S. Citizens, at least 18 years of age, and a resident of the school district for the past 30 days. Voting on the School Budget, Bus Purchases and the election of members of the Board of Education will take place from 12:00 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 in the Operations Center (2 Butler Ave.). The annual public hearing for the school budget will be on Thursday, May 4th at 6:00 PM. The public hearing will be in the District Office Conference Room. 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 16th may apply for an absentee ballot at the District Office (2 Butler Ave.). 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 15th. Absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk by 5:00 PM on May 16, 2023.
Please visit the following presentation link to view the 2023-2024 Seneca Falls CSD Budget Presentation.
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The 2023-2024 Budget Newsletter will be mailed to the Seneca Falls, Tyre, and Fayette communities during the last week of April.Click here for the Budget Newsletter
2023-2024 Ballot Propositions:
Authorization to expend the sum of thirty-six million, twenty-four thousand seven-hundred fifty dollars ($36,024,750) in the 2023-2024 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.
Authorization to purchase three 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said amount to be expended in the 2023-2024 fiscal year; said sum or so much thereof as may be necessary, shall be withdrawn from the district’s “Capital Reserve Fund - Purchase of Buses” and/or the unassigned fund balance, in accordance with the Education Law and Local Finance Law.
Shall the sum of three hundred fifty-two thousand dollars ($352,000.00) 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:
- NYSED Fiscal Transparency: Seneca Falls CSD Financial Transparency Report
- NYSED School Report Card: Seneca Falls CSD School Report Card
- 2023-24 Property Tax Report Card
- SFCSD 2022-23 Reserve Fund Narrative Plan