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Budget & Taxes

2018-19 Budget 

Vote: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Budget total: $111.1 million
Tax Levy Increase: 3.10 percent 
Spending Increase: 3.6 percent
Estimated Tax Rate Increase: 1.90 percent 
Vote:  1,434 yes votes to 489 votes against

Highlights:

  • School Resource Officer assigned to Shaker High School
  • Mental health clinic in a district school building that will provide 24-hour/12-month access for enrolled students and families
  • Several programs and courses to further prepare students for college and careers in the 21st Century
  • 21st Century Performance and Fitness Educational Center to be created by re-purposing existing physical education space
  • Director of K-12 Teaching, Learning & Innovation who will work with building principals and K-12 district supervisors in the subject areas of English Language Arts, math, science, social studies and world languages

Proposition 2

  • Establishes a capital reserve fund to allow the district to set aside money for future construction projects.
  • 1,503 yes votes to 417 votes against
  • No impact on taxpayers

BOE Election:

Incumbent Sandy Pangburn re-elected 
Michelle Dischiavo elected

Budget fact sheets

New York’s Tax Levy “Cap” Formula
The Three Tax Levy Limit Numbers 
Contingent Budgets