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WCSD Budget Hearing Presentation

  1. 1. 2013-2014 BudgetNew year, same story.
  2. 2. GEA Restoration 2012-2013Per StudentWilliamsonGap Elimination201 1 - 1 2 Budget ($1,474)Gap Restoration 201 2- 1 3Budget $113Gap Remaining ($1 ,361 )
  3. 3. The Problem ContinuesGEA for 2012-13 ($1,700,916)Budget Restorationfor 2013-14 $406,923GEA Restoration perStudent for 2013-14 $240GEA Remaining ($1,293,993)Amount/StudentRemaining ($1,121)
  4. 4. State Aid Over Time05,000,00010,000,00015,000,00020,000,00025,000,000Budget 17,174,303 18,792,757 19,987,180 20,691,523 20,617,865 20,678,584 20,330,584 20,506,817 21,051,455State 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 9,589,505Percentage 51.61% 51.51% 50.98% 52.00% 53.35% 48.54% 44.03% 45.39% 45.55%05-06 06-07 07-08 08-09 09-10 10-11 11-12 12-13 13-14
  5. 5. Where We StartedWith a $1,000,000 shortfall.
  6. 6. Attrition Cuts• 3 Elementary Positions• One Guidance Position• One Special Ed PositionSavings $500,000
  7. 7. Staffing to Enrollment• .5 English• .5 Special EducationSavings $70,000
  8. 8. Non-Mandated AreasClass SizeKindergartenAthleticsArt (K-6)LibraryMusic (K-6)Technology (H.S.)Technology Teaching Asst.NursesAP CoursesEnrichmentTransportation (2-3 Miles)ES Summer SchoolSports Physicals paid by theDistrictOccupational Education(BOCES)Conferences/InserviceAssembliesField TripsClubsAdult EducationCurriculum CoordinatorsIntramuralsCounseling ServicesGemini CoursesSchool-to-WorkElementary Foreign LanguageGEDHS Summer School
  9. 9. Cost of ProgramCategory CostLibrary $ 35,000Athletics (includes transportationand referee costs) $ 295,000Enrichment (re-deploy staff) $ 35,000High School summer schoolBOCES aidable $ 38,500Art K-6 $ 80,000Music K-6 $ 84,000Curriculum Coordinators (use STLEcoaches) $ ( 21,048 )One counselor/buildingattrition (4 remaining) $ -Occupational EducationBOCES aidable (change thecriteria to have credits in placeby June, no summer school) $ 256,000AP/ Gemini per period for 11periods (offer some classes bi-anually) $ 154,000 (1,400-2,800)
  10. 10. TotalAttrition Cuts 500,000Additional StaffCuts 94,000Medical InsuranceSavings 90,000Grant Salaries 60,000Total 744,000
  11. 11. Additional CutsEquipment 10% DecreaseContractual 5% DecreaseMaterials/Supplies 10% DecreaseComputers/Software 10% Decrease
  12. 12. Bottom LineBudget 2013-14 $21,051,455Increase $544,638% Increase 2.66%Levy 2.99%
  13. 13. Tax RatesEstimated Rate increases2.79%Tax Rate increase/$1,000$.65House assessed at $100,000$65.00
  14. 14. Tax RateEstimated TaxRate/$1,000 Assessed2012-13 $23.482013-14 $24.13$0.65
  15. 15. 2013-14 School STARExemptionBASIC STAR $30,000BASIC STAR is available to anyone who owns and livesin his or her home and earns less than $500,000Enhanced STAR $63,300Enhanced STAR is available to senior homeownerswhose incomes do not exceed $79,050
  16. 16. Effect of STAR Exemption AmountsExample:BASIC STARENHANCEDSTARAssessed Value of Property $100,000 $100,0002011-12 Exemption Amount ($30,000) ($63,300)Taxable Value of Home $70,000 $36,700Est. Tax Rate on Assessed Value * $0.02413 $0.02413Est. taxes owed after STARExemption * * $1,689 $885* Estimated tax rate per $1,000 ofTaxable Assessed Valuewithout STAR $24.13 $24.13* * Effective tax rate per $1,000of Taxable Assessed Value withSTAR Exemption $16.89 $8.85
  17. 17. Proposition 1Shall the proposed budget for the2013-2014 school year in the amountof $21,051,455 be approved?
  18. 18. Budget ComparisonTOTAL BUDGET 2012-2013$20,506,817TOTAL BUDGET 2013-2014$21,051,455
  19. 19. Revenue ComparisonTOTAL REVENUE 2012-2013$20,506,817TOTAL REVENUE 2013-2014$21,051,455
  20. 20. Our Budget Over TimeYear 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%2012-13 $20,506,817 +0.62%Proposed2013-2014$21,051,455 +2.66%
  21. 21. Facts to Consider• Over 6 years, our budget has increased a total of 1.77%.• Williamson’s gap elimination over time has been $6,119,284.over the last three years.• The gap elimination amount that still remains is $1,293,993.• We have managed by cutting 29 positions over 4 years, aswell as cutting building budgets by 30%.
  22. 22. Proposition 2Purchases Buses• One handicap bus $70,000• One large 62 passenger bus $119,000Total (LESS TRADE IN) $189,000Cost covered by reserves and state aid.NO INCREASE IN TAXES.
  23. 23. Proposition 3Set up a new bus reserve fund and transferthe money from the old one into it.• Establish 2013 Bus Purchase Reserve Fund• Fund Maximum is $500,000• Transfer $344,375 from the old fund intothe new fund
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  25. 25. The Importance of Good Schoolsto a CommunityGood SchoolsAttract families, strengthen the local economy, andenhance property values.Ensure all students will be prepared and competitive in aglobal economy.Offer every child a world-class education.Teach students from all backgrounds how to live andparticipate in our democracy.Adopted from NYSSBA
  26. 26. Our Graduation RatesYearGraduationRate2009 93%2010 93%2011 94%
  27. 27. Elementary School
  28. 28. Middle School
  29. 29. High School
  30. 30. Tuesday, May 21st1-9 PMWilliamson Middle School GymnasiumVOTE
  31. 31. Questions

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