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Daniel T. Connor

227 Main Street
Goshen, NY 10924
(845) 615-6720

Central School District

Information about the budget

The Annual School District Budget Vote and Board of Education Elections will be held on Tuesday, May 16. Voting will take place from
6 a.m.-9 p.m. at the Main Street Building, 227 Main Street.


Voters to decide on $69.73 million proposed budget on Tuesday, May 16

On Tuesday, May 16, Goshen Central School District residents will vote on a $69,733,196 proposed budget for the 2017-18 school year.

This budget, which represents a spending increase of $1,954,925 or 2.88 percent, will result in a tax levy increase of 2.89 percent – an increase that is below the district’s legal limit as defined by New York’s tax levy cap legislation.

Residents will also vote to authorize the purchase of six new school buses, replenish the Capital Reserve Fund, and elect two members to the Board of Education. READ MORE»

Fill out the anonymous voter exit survey

Over the past few years, district officials have offered Goshen voters an opportunity to share their thoughts and opinions by filling out an anonymous voter exit survey immediately after voting.

District officials use the survey data to better understand community members' opinions about the budget.

The survey is available in paper formant and can be found near the back door of the Board of Education Room and at its entrance.

Residents to vote on additional propositions May 16

In addition to the proposed budget, district residents will be asked to vote on three propositions on Tuesday, May 16: to purchase six school buses, replenish the capital reserve fund, and elect two members to the Board of Education. READ MORE»

Contingent budget would result in more than $1.39 million in reductions

If the budget is defeated, the Board has three options: present the same budget for another vote; submit a revised budget for a vote; or adopt a contingent budget. If the budget is defeated twice, the board must adopt a contingent budget, by law. READ MORE»

Learn about New York's STAR program

The New York State School Tax Relief (STAR) program allows homeowners to lower their school tax bill by exempting a certain amount of the assessed value of their homes. READ MORE»

Important budget dates

May 2: Public hearing, 7 p.m. at Main Street Board of Education Room

May 3: Budget newsletter to be mailed to residents

May 9: Last day for absentee ballots to be mailed

May 11: Last day for voter registration

May 15: Last day for absentee ballots to be requested if picked up in person

May 16: Budget vote and Board member elections





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