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School Budget Information

ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act)

New York State School Funding Transparency Form (pdf)

2019-20 Budget

May 21, 2019

Salmon River Central School District voters approved the $34,061,334 budget on May 21st by a vote of 295 yes to 109 no.  Voters also approved the purchase of 4 new 66 passenger buses and one 12 passenger van at a cost not to exceed $500,000.  A proposition authorizing a $26.5M capital project was approved by a vote of 281 yes to 123 no.  A proposition to setup a $1.5M capital reserve was approved by a vote of 306 yes and 94 no.  A non-voting student representative was approved by a vote of 323 yes to 80 no.

New board members Agnes Sweets Jacobs and Chrissy Cook Jacobs were elected to fill 5 year terms each.

The District extends its thanks to all of the residents that voted in the annual election.

April 10, 2019

The Salmon River Central School Board approved the $34,061,334 budget for the 2019-20 school year that will leave the tax levy unchanged.  The $34 million budget is a 4.8% increase from the current year’s budget.  The budget increase is due to the FEH BOCES capital project along with the salary and fringe benefits.  The budget includes the addition of 3 new positions, an additional School Resource Office and an increase in State Aid in the amount of $363,725.  Voters will be asked to vote on the budget on May 21st from 12pm to 8pm in the Salmon River Board Room.

March 13, 2019

The preliminary 2019-20 budget was presented to the Board of Education.  The draft plan calls for a 3.12% increase in spending and a 0% increase in the tax levy.  Final aid numbers from NYS are expected to be released by April 1st and the budget will be adjusted based on the final figures.  The budget provides for the creation of 3 positions.

  • 1 – Literacy Teacher
  • 1 – Home and Careers Teacher
  • 1 – Teaching Assistant

The budget also adds an additional School Resource Officer at the Elementary School obtained through the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe.

Preliminary budget documents can be found below.

November 14, 2018

Work on the 2019-20 Salmon River Central School District budget began at the November 14, 2018 Board of Education meeting with the adoption of the budget calendar.  The Board of Education and District Administration will work on the budget over the next few months.  The public is invited to attend any of the scheduled work sessions to provide feedback about the budget.  District residents will be asked to vote on the budget on May 21, 2019.

January 16, 2019

A presentation of historical budget data along with a preliminary 2019-20 budget was presented January 16, 2019 to the Board of Education.  The Board of Education and District Administration will be continuing to work on the budget over the next few months as more financial data becomes available.  The public is invited to attend any of the scheduled work sessions to provide feedback about the budget.  District residents will be asked to vote on the budget on May 21, 2019.

General information about voting on Salmon River’s school budget

On the third Tuesday of each May, residents from across New York State go to the polls to vote on the annual school district budget and to elect members of the Board of Education. Learn more

Salmon River Budget Video

 

Budget Topics and Fact Sheets

All fact sheets below are in PDF format.

St. Regis Mohawk School Budget Information