2017-2018 budget information
Board of Education Adopts Proposed Budget For 2017-18 School year, Public Hearing Set For May 2, Public Vote May 16
Posted on April 12, 2017
The South Colonie Board of Education adopted a proposed $99.45 million budget for the 2017-18 school year on April 11. A public hearing on the budget will be held at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, May 2, at Saddlewood Elementary School. Residents will vote on the budget on Tuesday, May 16, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the district's five elementary schools. Check your mail in May for a complete budget overview publication and download the information below:
important budget advocacy information
School districts across New York including South Colonie are making devastating cuts to educational programs as they adjust to rising costs that are outpacing revenue. This trend of reductions cannot continue without threatening the quality – and equality – of the education available to all students. Community advocates must speak up now, on behalf of their students and their schools, or risk losing the high level of local public education that they’ve come to expect. Click on our toolkit logo to find out how. Your state representatives in South Colonie are Senator Neil Breslin (455-2225) and Assembly Phil Steck (455-5931) and your Governor is Andrew Cuomo (474-8390). Please do it today!