2019-2020 School Budget Information

School Budget

2019-20 School Budget Vote

Greenwich Central School District residents will vote on a $21,976,710 budget proposal for the 2019-20 school year on Tuesday, May 21st., from 8 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Primary Building Gymnasium. Under the proposal a 1.45% percent increase in spending would maintain the K-12 education program for Greenwich students next year. Included in this expense budget is a $100,000 Capital Outlay Project. This type of project would be planned in 2019-20, expensed in 2020-21 with building aid returned in 2021-22 with an estimated building aid ratio of 82%. After considering the budget proposal, residents will vote on a $220,000 proposition to purchase (2) 72-passenger school buses. This would allow the district to replace aging buses and maintain a 10-year replacement cycle, based on the typical lifespan of a school bus. Voters also will elect candidates to fill one five-year seat on the Greenwich Board of Education. Those interested in submitting a board candidate petition should call (518) 692-9542 during the week between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to receive a candidate packet. The deadline for all candidates' petitions is Monday, April 22nd. The Board of Education worked with district and school leaders to develop the 2019-20 budget proposal, which was informed by the district's mission, educational goals and fiscal challenges and opportunities.


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2019-2020 Budget Proposal

2019-20 Tax Cap & Levy Information

The "Tax Cap" in New York State

New York places restrictions on how school districts (and municipalities) may increase their tax levies. It requires at least 60 percent voter approval for a school budget if the proposed tax levy increase exceeds a threshold, known as the tax levy limit, which is unique to each district and calculated using a state formula. The 2019-20 tax levy does not exceed the "Cap".

Information on Property Tax Levy Cap


  1. Budget Hearing, May 13, 2019
  2. BOE Meeting, April 8, 2019 Budget Summary
  3. BOE Meeting, March 11, 2019 - Instructional, Athletics & Co-Curricular
  4. BOE Meeting, February 11, 2019 - Technology, Operations, Transportation
  5. BOE Meeting, January 14, 2019 - 2019-20 Budget Overview

Reference Information


Budget Proposition
79 No

245 Yes

Equipment Proposition
84 No

240 Yes

Library Proposition
75 No

249 Yes

Five Year Board of Education Seat
42 Stacy Perkins

Greenwich CSD - A Top Performing School!

Supplemental Reports

2019-20 Proposed Tax Levy


Tax Levy Increase



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