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 webpage throughout the school year for updates on the annual school budget development process.
2014-15 SCHOOL BUDGET VOTE
The school budget vote is Tuesday, May 20, 2014, from 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. At that time, eligible residents will vote on a budget proposal for the 2014-15 school year.
2014-15 BUDGET NEWS AND INFORMATION
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