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2024-2025 School Budget

The 2024 school budget vote and board member election has been set for Tuesday, May 21, 2024. Polls will be open from 6 AM to 9 PM on May 21.  Information about this year's budget will be posted to this website as it is developed. 

Leading up to the annual school budget vote and board of education member election, the district will present important updates and information to the board of education. To receive copies of the presentations and other budget-related news, subscribe to ParentSquare to receive notifications in this category.

A public hearing on the school budget will take place prior to the budget vote. The meeting will take place at the Jerome F. Melvin Administrative Office Building (5355 West Taft Road) in North Syracuse. 


In order to vote in the May 21, 2024 election, you must be a ­United States citizen, 18 years of age or older and meet the ­following qualifications: 

  • A resident of the school District for at least 30 days prior to the vote;
  • Not under sentence for a felony conviction and not ­adjudged mentally incompetent;
  • Registered to vote in Onondaga County or the North ­Syracuse Central School District. 
If you are unsure if you are registered to vote,  click here .  

Voter Registration

If you are not yet registered to vote, you can register at the Office of the District Clerk (5355 West Taft Road, North Syracuse, New York) between the hours of 8 AM and 4 PM any day when the office is open for business. Contact the District Clerk's Office by email to or by phone to (315) 218-2131.

If you prefer to register to vote through the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, click here. 
Click here to learn more about voter registration in Onondaga County. 

Polling Locations

Voters who live NORTH of Route 481 will vote at Cicero Elementary School (5979 Route 31) in Cicero
Voters who live SOUTH of Route 481 will vote at the Jerome F. Melvin Administrative Office Building (535 W. Taft Rd. ) in North Syracuse

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 and those members may seek re-election at the annual budget vote. This year there are five candidates running for three vacant seats due to the expiration of terms. The three candidates ­receiving the highest number of votes will be elected to three-year terms (July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2027).

Each Board of Education candidate is responsible for providing information for his or her own biography. The District does not endorse one ­candidate over another and reserves the right to edit biographies for space purposes. Candidate biographies are listed alphabetically below. and candidate pictures are published if supplied. 

Budget Presentations/Materials

Budget Calendar      


Budget Public Hearing - May 7, 2024 at 6 PM 

The following documents for the public hearing are available by clicking the links below: 

  • Dear Resident letter
  • Public Hearing agenda
  • Three-Part Budget
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • Property Tax Report Card
  • School Report Card
  • Administrative Compensation
  • Line Item Budget
  • Complete Public Hearing Packet