May 2, 2012 Budget Hearing

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May 2, 2012 Budget Hearing

  1. 1. 2012-13 BUDGETBalancing Our Students’ Future with the Community’s Ability to Pay
  2. 2. Quotes “I think the inequity in education is probably the civil rights issue of our time. There are two education systems in this state. Not public and private. One for the rich and one for the poor and they’re both public systems.” “. . . is committed to redistributing state school aid from wealthy, politically powerful suburban school districts and sending more dollars to high-need rural and urban schools, saying that he had a duty to be “the great equalizer’.”
  3. 3. Who was the speaker for both? Andrew Cuomo in 2010
  4. 4. The Concept Cost to provide State Aid Fair Education State Aid Local State Aid Ability to Pay Local Ability to Pay Local Ability Higher Average Lower Wealth Wealth Wealth
  5. 5. Loss of AidYear State Aid Loss2010-2011 1.2 Million2011-2012 2.0 Million
  6. 6. Our Budget Year Budget Change2008-09 $20,691,5232009-10 $20,617,865 -0.36%2010-11 $20,678,584 +0.29%2011-12 $20,380,583 -1.44%2013-13 $20,506,817 +0.62%
  7. 7. Two years ago Two elementary positions Half an Administrative position One English position (retirement) Share Occupational and Physical Therapy services ES Home School Counselor .4 School Psychologist (voluntary change) Two Teaching Assistants In-House Support for Assistive Technology (.5 Speech) One ELL (English Language Learners-retirement) Physical Education (retirement, .5 replacement) Clerk Typist (retirement) Network Technician (.4)
  8. 8. Last year One Reading Teacher One Salaried Bus Driver One Social Studies Teacher One Special Education Teacher One RTI coordinator .5 Art Teacher .5 Enrichment Teacher .5 Math Teacher .5 Speech Teacher .4 English Teacher
  9. 9. This YearOverall aid increase of$358,516Along with adjustments to expense based aids.This includes increases of: $43,775 Foundation Aid$312,137 Gap Elimination Aid
  10. 10. State Aid Over Time25,000,00020,000,00015,000,00010,000,000 5,000,000 0 05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 09-10 10-11 11-12 12-13 Budget 17,174,303 18,792,757 19,987,180 20,691,523 20,617,865 20,678,584 20,330,584 20,506,817 State Aid 8,864,024 9,680,856 10,190,000 10,759,000 11,000,000 10,038,237 8,950,541 9,309,057 Percentage 51.61% 51.51% 50.98% 52.00% 53.35% 48.54% 44.03% 45.39%
  11. 11. Is New York really “38th in results?” 38th?
  12. 12. NYS Education System is Highly RankedNYS is ranked 3rd overall at 83.9
  13. 13. Our Graduation Rates Graduation Year Rate2009 93%2010 93%2011 94%
  14. 14. Revenue 2011-12 2012-13 ChangeState Aid $8,950,500 $9,309,057 $358,516Federal Aid $478,000 $0 ($478,000)Use of Reserves $860,000 $820,000 ($40,000)Sales Tax $400,000 $400,000 0Other $310,100 $383,000 $73,000Property Taxes $9,232,000 $9,444,760 $212,761Fund Balance $150,000 $150,000 0Total Revenue $20,380,600 $20,506,817 $126,217
  15. 15. Revenue Comparison
  16. 16. 2012-13 BUDGET The Major Cost Drivers Health Ins up 18% = $ 424,000 Retirements Costs  ERS up 20% = $ 66,700  TRS up 13.25% = $ 121,800 Total = $ 595,500
  17. 17. Across the Board Changes Professional Salaries 2% Staff Salaries 2.8% Equipment Budget (10%) Contractual Items (5%) Materials and Supplies (10%) BOCES 2%
  18. 18. Enrollment Enrollment December 2011120100 80 60 40 20 0 K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
  19. 19. Cuts-Right-sizing .6 English .8 Science .4 Social Studies 1 Special Education (may not be a job loss if students brought back to district) .5 Groundskeeper
  20. 20. Cuts to ProgramCut Covered.5 Elementary HS librarian covers MS library ES librarian picks up Enrichment.5 Math AIS Support in classroom provided by Teaching Assistants in K-2.9 Math 7-12 AIS supported by Learning Center (HS), teaching assistants (grade 5,6) and math teachers (grades 7,8)1.0 Reading High School Reading Teacher moves to ES 3-ES, 2-MS, 1-HS remain
  21. 21. Additional Cuts Cut all field trips except end of the year 4th, 8th and 12th grade celebrations. Only have one modified team in soccer and basketball. Implement bus stops on bus run where appropriate.
  22. 22. Budget Comparison
  23. 23. 2012-13 Budget Within the Tax Cap LimitEstimated Levy increases 2.3%Estimated Rate increases 1.28%Tax Rate increase/$1,000 $.29House assessed at $100,000 $29.00
  24. 24. Tax RateTax Rate Assessed/$1,000 11-12 $23.05 12-13 $23.34 Increase 1.27%Tax Rate True/$1,000 11-12 $23.05 12-13 $23.34 Increase 1.27%
  25. 25. 2011-12 School STAR Exemption BASIC STAR $30,000BASIC STAR is available to anyone who owns and lives in his or her home and earns less than $500,000 Enhanced STAR $62,200 Enhanced STAR is available to senior homeowners whose incomes do not exceed $79,050
  26. 26. Effect of STAR Exemption Amounts ENHANCED BASIC STARExample: STARAssessed Value of Property $100,000 $100,0002011-12 Exemption Amount ($30,000) ($62,200)Taxable Value of Home $70,000 $37,800Est. Tax Rate on Assessed Value * $0.02334 $0.02334Est. taxes owed after STAR Exemption * * $1,634 $882* Estimated tax rate per $1,000 of Taxable Assessed Value without STAR $23.34 $23.34* * Effective tax rate per $1,000 of Taxable Assessed Value with STAR Exemption $16.34 $8.82
  27. 27. Elementary School
  28. 28. Middle School
  29. 29. High School
  30. 30. VOTE Tuesday, May 15th 1-9 PMWilliamson Middle School Cafeteria
  31. 31. Proposition 1: Budget 2012-2013 School YearShall the proposed budget for the 2012-2013 school year, in the amount of $20,506,817 , be approved?Select one Board Candidate:Patrick Wright
  32. 32. NELSON MANDELAEducation is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. We believe that this budget has balanced our students’ future with the community’s ability to pay
  33. 33. Questions

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