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North Syracuse Central School District
5355 West Taft Road
North Syracuse, NY 13212

2015-2016 Budget Information

The public vote on the 2015-2016 North Syracuse Central School District Budget and the Annual Election will be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Polling places:

  • 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

2015-16 Budget at-a-glance

Proposed budget: $150,862,724

Proposed tax levy increase: $1,626,272

Proposed school tax levy increase: 2.03%



The district will provide links to all Board of Education budget presentations on this webpage. Presentations can be viewed using the links on the left.


Voter Registration

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 19, 2015, pre-registration is required. The District will hold a special evening registration sessions on May 5 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, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Absentee Ballots

Qualified voters of the District may obtain an absentee ballot by completing an application with the Office of the District Clerk. The district clerk must receive completed applications no later than 5 p.m. on May 18, 2015 OR no later than 5 p.m. on May 12, 2015 if the absentee ballot is to be mailed to the voter. Completed applications received after 5 p.m. on May 12, 2015 will require the voter to personally appear at the Office of the District Clerk to receive an absentee ballot. 

For questions regarding voter registration, absentee ballots or polling places, please contact Connie A. ­Gibson, District Clerk, at 218-2131.


Board of Education Candidates

The Board of Education is the official policy-making body of the North Syracuse Central School District. The Board is composed of nine members who are elected by district voters to three-year terms. Members receive no salary for serving on the Board. The terms of three Board members expire each June 30.

This year there are four vacant seats due to the death of a Board member. The three candidates receiving the highest number of votes will be elected to three (3) year terms (from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018) and a fourth candidate will serve a (1) one year term from May 20, 2015 until June 30, 2016. 
Candidate biographies are available by clicking here.


Budget Public Hearing - May 5, 2015 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.


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