Budget Information

Budget Information

Budget Information

The annual budget vote for the 2019-20 fiscal year of the Oneonta City School District will be held from 12 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta, NY.  The Budget Hearing is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7th in the Distance Learning Room at 31 Center St., Oneonta, NY. 


Budget Details

The proposed budget of $41,117,590 represents a year-to-year increase of $1,675,174 over the previous year, or 4.25%. The proposed tax levy of $21,599,483 represents a year-to-year increase of $493,379, or 2.34% percent, equal to the district's tax levy limit


Budget Highlights

If approved by voters, the proposed budget would enable the district to:

  • Provide Chromebooks for all students in Grades 3 through 12
  • Add of two sections of kindergarten
  • Maintain extra-curricular and club offerings districtwide
  • Purchase two 66-passenger buses

If the school budget is defeated, the Board of Education has the option of presenting the same or a revised budget for a second vote, or immediately adopting a contingency budget. The contingency budget must remain within a zero percent increase in taxes. The administrative portion of the budget is subject to a cap. Certain non-contingent items as determined by the Board of Education would be eliminated if a contingency budget was implemented. 

Projected Revenue

State Aid: $17,029,520 (an increase of $1,072,342 or 6.72%)

Property Taxes: $21,599,483 (an increase of $493,379 or 2.34%)

Appropriated fund balance: $1,389,405 (an increase of $163,830 or 13.37%)

Local/other: $1,099,182 (a decrease of $54,377, or -4.71%)


Projected Spending

Program: $30,886,218

Capital: $6,888,851

Administrative (School Management):  $3,342,791

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