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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. 

News: April 1, 2024 - Voters to elect three board of education members; petitions must be submitted by April 22

 

Voting

In order to vote in North Syracuse Central School District elections, 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 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. any day when the office is open for business. Contact the District Clerk's Office by email to jherrera@nscsd.org 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

POLLING LOCATIONS
For residents living SOUTH of 481 Jerome F. Melvin Admin. Office (5355 West Taft Road, N. Syracuse)
*For residents living * NORTH of 481 Michael J. Bragman Stadium at Cicero-North Syracuse High School (6002 Route 31, Cicero) 

*NOTE Change in location! In May 2023, North Syracuse Central School District voters approved a change of polling location for residents living NORTH of 481. This group of voters will now vote at the Michael J. Bragman Stadium at Ciero-North Syracuse High School. 
 

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 January 22, 2024 February 5, 2024 Presentation February 26, 2024 Initial Budget Presentation
March 4, 2024 Budget Presentation-Directors' Initiatives March 18, 2024 Budget Presentation - Directors' Initiatives continued April 1, 2024 Board Presentation April 10, 2024 Board Presentation
       

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