Building a School Budget for the Future
Developing the annual school budget proposal is a year-round process that involves the Gloversville Board of Education and district and school leaders. On the third Tuesday of each May, that process culminates when residents go to the polls to vote on a school budget proposal for the following year and to elect Board of Education members. Visit this Web page throughout the school year for updates on the annual school budget development process.
2016-17 BUDGET NEWS AND INFORMATION
GESD residents approve 2016-17 budget
Voters in the Gloversville Enlarged School District Tuesday, May 17 approved the 2016-17 budget 371-161. The vote results reflect a nearly 70 percent approval.
Read the GESD 2016-17 budget newsletter
The Gloversville Enlarged School District has mailed the 2016-17 budget newsletter to all homes in the district. The newsletter is also available here for download.
GESD residents to vote on proposed budget May 17
Gloversville Enlarged School District residents will go to the polls Tuesday, May 17, to vote on a proposed $60,851,235 school budget for 2016-17 that decreases spending by more than 4 percent and calls for no increase in the tax levy from the current year. Polls will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Gloversville High School Gymnasium, 199 Lincoln St., and in Bleecker Town Hall, 105 County Hwy. 112.
Proposed instructional budget presented
On March 28, the proposed instructional
budget for the 2016-17 school year was presented.
2016-17 state budget includes $1.5 billion education funding increase
On April 1, New York lawmakers approved a 2016-17 state budget that includes an overall $1.5 billion — or 6.5 percent — increase in education funding and ends the Gap Elimination Adjustment that has diverted billions of dollars from school for the past seven years.
GESD 2016-17 budget presentations underway
The first of three presentations concerning the proposed 2016-17 budget for the Gloversville Enlarged School District began Feb. 24.
Gov. Cuomo outlines school aid proposal and education agenda for 2016-17
On Wednesday, Jan. 13, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented a state budget proposal that includes a $991 million school aid increase for 2016-17. However, the proposed year-to-year increase is less than half of what the state Board of Regents and statewide education groups have said schools need next year to ensure students’ success.
Tax cap information
Click here to visit the Statewide School Finance consortium website, which includes an article focusing on school funding and information regarding the New York State property tax cap.