2014-2015 Budget Information - May 20, 2014
North Syracuse Central School District voters have agreed to the district’s proposed 2014-2015 school year budget with a 71 percent approval. A total of 3,013 votes were cast, with the final tally being 2,149 yes votes and 855 no votes on the $145,665,035 proposal. A bus proposition for $1,409,896 was also approved with 2,115 yes votes and 880 no votes. Additionally, the Salina Free Library proposition for $415,6247 was approved with 116 yes votes and 29 no votes. Voters also authorized the appropriation of funds from a C-NS Athletic Complex Reserve to fund a project that was previously voter-approved.
Voters elected the following candidates to the North Syracuse Central School District Board of Education for (three-year) terms beginning July 1, 2014:
• Elizabeth Kasch (1,979)
• Scot McClintock (2,078)
• Michael A. Mirizio (2,183)
Superintendent of Schools, Annette Speach said, “I can’t thank our community members enough for taking the time to vote today. The support shown by our community will keep us moving in the right direction as we strive to give our students the best education possible.”
For details about the 2014-2015 budget, visit the district’s budget website at www.nscsd.org/budget.
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Download the Proposed Budget Newsletter by clicking here.
Download the Proposed Budget Fact Sheet by clicking here.
Links to all Board of Education budget presentations are available on this webpage using the links to the left of this window. Important information about New York State Gap Ellimination Adustment, budget terms, voter requirements and much more is also provided in the same area.
The public vote on the 2014-2015 North Syracuse Central School District Budget and the Annual Election was held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
- For residents living NORTH of Route 481, polling will take place at Cicero Elementary School (5979 Route 31) in Cicero
- For residents living SOUTH of Route 481, polling will take place at the Jerome F. Melvin Administrative Office Building (5355 West Taft Road) in North Syracuse
If you are not already registered to vote in the North Syracuse Central School District board member election and budget vote being held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, pre-registration is required by May 15, 2014. The District is holding a special evening registration from 4 to 8 p.m. on May 6, 2014 at Cicero Elementary School and at the Jerome F. Melvin Administrative Office Building (5355 West Taft Road) in North Syracuse. Residents may also register at the Administrative Office Building through May 15, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Qualified voters of the District may obtain an absentee ballot by completing an application with the Office of the District Clerk. Completed absentee ballot applications must be received by the District Clerk no later than 5 p.m. on May 19, 2014. If a voter would like their absentee ballot to be mailed, a completed application must be received by 5 p.m. on May 13, 2014. Any applications received after 5 p.m. on May 13, 2014 will require the voter to personally appear at the Office of the District Clerk to receive an absentee ballot.
Budget Public Hearing - May 6, 2014 at 7 p.m. - Jerome F. Melvin Administrative Office Building (5355 West Taft Road) in North Syracuse
Copies of the budget can be reviewed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jerome F. Melvin Administrative Office Building (5355 West Taft Road) in North Syracuse.
Register by December 31, 2013 for Basic STAR: The North Syracuse Central School District wants to remind the community of new legislation requiring all homeowners receiving a Basic STAR exemption to register with the New York State Tax Department in order to receive the exemption in 2014 and subsequent years.
Senior citizens and STAR Seniors receiving Enhanced STAR benefits are not affected by the new registration requirement, but in order for Basic STAR recipients to continue to receiving exemptions, they must register for 2014 by December 31, 2013.
To find out more, go to the STAR website (http://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/star13/default.htm) or visit the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance website at www.tax.ny.gov.
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