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

2014-2015 Budget Information

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 voters of the North Syracuse Central School District will be asked to vote in the 2014-2015 School Budget Vote and Board Member Election.

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 will be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

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

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 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.

 


Absentee Ballots

Qualified voters of the District may obtain absentee ballot applications from the Office of the District Clerk. The district clerk must receive completed applications no later than 5 p.m. on May 19, 2014 OR no later than 5 p.m. on May 13, 2014 if the absentee ballot is to be mailed to the voter. Completed 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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