Budget Information

Budget Information

Budget Information

The annual budget vote for the 2018-19 fiscal year of the Oneonta City School District will be held from 12 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 15,
Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta, NY
The annual budget hearing is scheduled for 6:45 p.m. at Greater Plains Elementary School, 60 West End Ave.

Budget Details

The proposed budget of $39,442,416 represents a year-to-year increase of $674,309 over the previous year, or 1.98 percent.
The proposed tax levy of $21,106,104 represents a year-to-year increase of $377,541, or 1.82 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 support for English Language Learning and social work
  •  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 noncontingent items as determined by the Board of Education would be eliminated if a contingency budget was implemented.

Revenue and Spending

Projected Revenue

State aid: $15,957,178 (an increase of $269,699, or 1.72 percent)
Property taxes: $21,106,104 (an increase of $377,541, or 1.82 percent)
Appropriated fund balance: $1,225,575 (an increase of  $67,969, or 5.87%)
Local/other: $1,153,559 (an increase of  $49,099, or 4.45%)

Projected Spending

Program: $30,009,691 
Capital: $6,155,426
Administrative (School Management):  $3,277,299

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