Building a School Budget for the Future
Developing the annual school budget proposal is a year-round process that involves the Gloversville Board of Education and district and school leaders. On the third Tuesday of each May, that process culminates when residents go to the polls to vote on a school budget proposal for the following year and to elect Board of Education members. Visit this Web page throughout the school year for updates on the annual school budget development process.
2015-16 BUDGET NEWS AND INFORMATION
View 2015-16 non-instructional budget presentation
View the Feb. 24 presentation of the proposed 2015-16 GESD non-instructional budget.
GESD 2015-16 budget presentations underway
The first of three presentations concerning the proposed 2015-16 budget for the Gloversville Enlarged School District began Feb. 24.
Governor says districts will not receive any increase in aid unless Legislature approves proposed reforms
Under the Executive Budget Proposal outlined by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Jan. 21, state funding for schools would increase by $1.1 billion next year – provided that state lawmakers go along with a series of education reforms that he described as “ambitious” in his combined budget address and State of the State message.
2014-15 BUDGET NEWS AND INFORMATION
GESD voters approve 2014-15 budget, vote in 3 board members
On May 20, by a vote of 461 to 176, residents of the Gloversville Enlarged School District approved the district’s proposed $61,694,468 budget for the 2014-15 school year.
GESD budget newsletter available
The annual budget edition of the Gloversville Enlarged School District's newsletter is now available.
Annual school report card available for GESD
The New York State school report card for the Gloversville Enlarged School District is now available. The report covers the 2012-13 school year.
Details of the adopted 2014-15 budget
Voters will go to the polls Tuesday, May 20 to vote on the proposed $61.7 million school budget for 2014-15, which includes a tax levy increase of 1.66 percent.
Board adopts budget under state tax cap
The GESD Board of Education on Tuesday, April 8, adopted a proposed $61.7 million school budget for 2014-15 that maintains all academic programs, while adding new courses and reinstating programs that were cut in previous years.
View April 8 proposed budget presentation
View Assistant Superintendent Steven Schloicka's final budget for the proposed 2014-15 budget.
View the March 25 revenue presentation
Assistant Superintendent Steven Schloicka presented information about the projected 2014-15 budget revenue to the GESD Board of Education.
View the March 11 instructional budget presentation
On Tuesday, March 11 Assistant Superintendent Steven Schloicka presented information about the proposed 2014-15 instructional budget to the GESD Board of Education.
View the Feb. 25 non-instructional budget presentation
On Tuesday, Feb. 25 Assistant Superintendent Steven Schloicka presented information about the non-instructional budget to the GESD Board of Education.
District consolidates polling places to two locations
The Gloversville Enlarged School District Board of Education voted Tuesday, Feb. 25, to consolidate its polling places to two locations— one at Gloversville High School and one at Bleecker Town Hall.
GEA remains in governor's budget proposal
The state investment in schools would increase by $807 million or 3.8 percent next year if enacted as outlined in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Budget. The increase includes funding that the governor has earmarked for the launch of several new education initiatives.
Video: Just what is the GEA?
To learn more about what the Gap Elimination Adjustment, or GEA, watch this new video released by Capital Region BOCES.
2014-15 budget development calendar available
The GESD 2014-15 budget calendar is available here. It includes a schedule of Board of Education budget workshops. Community members are welcome to attend these workshops.
Tax cap information
Click here to visit the Statewide School Finance consortium website, which includes an article focusing on school funding and information regarding the New York State property tax cap.
The latest independent audit of the Gloversville Enlarged School District is available for viewing. READ MORE
2013-14 SCHOOL BUDGET
In May 2013, voters passed a $58,550,469 school budget proposal for the 2013-14 school year by a vote of 456 to 291. The approved budget is 3.34 percent more than 2012-13. The school tax levy increased by 2 percent. Learn more