Unadilla Valley

PO BOX F | 4238 State Highway 8
New Berlin, NY 13411
P: 607.847.7500
F: 607.847.9194
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2018-19 School Budget News and Information
Budget Vote and Board of Education Elections set for Tuesday, May 15
2018-19 Budget Development Calendar
Present 2018-19 budget calendar to Board of Education for adoption

Nov. 1 – Justification required for all purchases for the remainder of the 2017-18 school year.
Budget development guidelines and budget forms distributed to budget developers with deadline date for return to business office

Dec. 15 – BOCES Initial Requests due

Preliminary Transportation budget due in Business Office
Preliminary plant operations and maintenance budgets due in Business Office
Jan. 19 – Preliminary Athletic Budget due in District Office
Jan. 19 – Preliminary Cafeteria Budget due in District Office
Jan 19 – Deadline for requisitions on Budget-Pro
Draft schedule due from Administrators

Feb. 1 – Purchasing cut off for 2017-18 school year (earlier if budget performance dictates)
Preliminary Debt Service and Employee Benefits budgets due in the business office.
All instructional staffing for the proposed budget finalized.
By Feb. 9 – Administrative Staff will make budget recommendations to the Superintendent 
Feb. 12 - Board of Education Budget Workshop
Feb. 14 – Budgets returned to Supervisors for any adjustments

Estimated revenues and tax projection for the proposed budget.
March 1 – All budget details including, equipment requests, supply needs and contractual expenditures due from budget developers in business office
March 1 – Submit Information to calculate Tax Levy Limit on State Comptroller’s website
March 19 – Board of Education Budget Workshop

Budget Newsletter finalized.
Property Tax Report Card submitted to local newspaper for general circulation and submitted to SED
First publication of Legal Notice of School Budget (within seven weeks of date set for annual meeting with first publication 45 days before such meeting.)
April 13 – BOCES Final Requests due.
April 17 – Adopt Proposed Budget

Second publication of Legal Notice of School Budget Vote.
Deadline for submission of petitions for nominations of Board candidates (in accordance with Board regulations.)
Deadline for submission of petitions for propositions to be place on ballot (30 days preceding meeting date)
Date for drawing by District Clerk for determination of order for listing Board candidates on ballot.
Third publication of Legal Notice of School Budget Vote.
Appointment of Clerks and Inspectors of Election.
Fourth publication of Legal Notice of School Budget Vote.
May 7 - Annual Budget Hearing.
May 15 - Annual School Budget Vote & Board Elections.
July 1 - 2018-19 Fiscal Year begins