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2013-14 Budget Summary

Adopted Budget:

$80,186,419

Spending Change:

$2,801,630
+ 3.62%

Tax Levy Change:

+ 2.81%

Voters approve the 2013-14 budget

May 21, 2013

In May, residents went to the polls to vote on the 2013-14 Monticello Central School District budget. With 601 yes votes to 362 no votes, residents approved the $80,186,419 figure.

The plan represents an increase of 3.62 percent over the current budget and a projected tax levy increase of 2.81 percent. Final tax rate impact is determined in August when the Board of Education approves the tax warrant.

Also on the ballot were six board of education candidates running for the seats of incumbents Yvonne Housman, Ellen Nesin and Stacey Sharoff. The candidates received the following number of votes, with elected candidates indicated in bold:

Seat #1

Seat #2

Seat #3

Jennifer Kelly – 439
Frank Segro – 149
Barbara O’Rourke – 320

Ellen Nesin – 687

Stacey Sharoff – 512
Terry Gray, Sr. – 259

In addition to the above board of education vote tally, there were five write-in candidate votes.

Budget Presentation Meetings 

Monticello Central School District held a series of Budget Presentation Meetings to give community members an opportunity to be a part of this year’s budget formation process. The meetings provide a forum to share ideas, express concerns and make suggestions for creating a fiscally responsible budget that balances the quality of educational programs and the tax burden on property owners.

All budget meetings began at 7 p.m. prior to the night's board meeting.

  • January 24 – Topics: Modified Rollover Budget, Enrollment, Elementary Budgets.
    CLICK HERE to view the BPM PowerPoint (PDF)
  • February 7 - Topics: Transportation, Middle School, High School (Music will be presented as part of the middle school and high school budgets). CLICK HERE to view the BPM PowerPoint (PDF)
  • February 21 - Topics: Facilities, Athletics, Technology Department, Curriculum/Staff Development. CLICK HERE to view the BPM PowerPoint (PDF)
  • February 26 - BOE Budget Work Session – 6 p.m., RJK library - public welcome
  • March 7 - Topics: BOCES Services, Pupil Personnel Services, Undistributed. CLICK HERE to view the BPM PowerPoint (PDF)
  • March 21 - Topics: Benefits, Staffing. CLICK HERE to view the BPM PowerPoint (PDF)
  • April 2 - BOE Budget Work Session – 6 p.m., RJK cafeteria - public welcome

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