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Vote button with May 16 written underneathProposed budget invests in students, keeps tax levy increase to 0.6 percent

On Tuesday, May 16, residents will vote on a proposed $40,459,022 Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School District budget for the 2017-18 school year that has a proposed tax levy increase of $92,595, or 0.60 percent, from the current budget. READ MORE

Budget 101

In New York state, local school boards must annually develop a balanced school budget proposal and put it up for a public vote on the third Tuesday in May. Click on the image below for a timeline of the process.

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2017-18 Budget

Adopted Budget: $40,459,022 I   Spending increase: $891,573 (0.27%)   I   Tax levy increase: $92,595 (0.60%)
2017-18 Budget Book   I   2017-18 Budget newsletter

Voter information – Learn more about registering to vote, where to vote, what is on the ballot, and how to apply for an absentee ballot.

Tax information – Find your town’s tax rate and get more information on STAR program, Tax Levy Limit, and Equalization Rates

Creating a Budget – Learn more about the budget development process and the factors that go into creating a school budget.

Five-year Budget History

2016-17 Budget

Adopted Budget: $39,567,449 I   Spending increase: $1,050,955 (2.73%)   I   Tax levy increase: $42,154 (0.27%)
2016-17 Complete budget book   I   2016-17 Budget newsletter 

2015-16 Budget

Adopted Budget: $38,516,494  I   Spending increase: $933,091 (2.48%)   I   Tax levy increase: $300,584 (1.99%)
2015-16 Complete budget book   I   2015-16 Budget newsletter 

2014-15 Budget

Adopted Budget: $37,583,403   I   Spending increase: $1,012,750 (2.77%)   I   Tax levy increase: $346,722 (2.36%)
2014-15 Complete budget book   I   2014-15 Budget newsletter 

2013-14 Budget

Adopted budget: $36,570,653  I  Spending increase: $1,513,534  I   Tax levy increase:   $431,763 (2.98%)
2013 Budget Book   I   2013-14 budget newsletter   I   2013-14 tax rates

2012-13 Budget

Adopted budget: $35,057,119   I   Spending increase: $888,568 (2.6%)   I   Tax levy increase:  $383,656 (2.72%)
2012-13 Budget Book   I   2012-13 Budget newsletter

2011-12 Budget

Adopted budget: $34,168,551   I   Decrease in spending: $1,914,095 or -5.3%   I   Increase in tax levy: 2.95%
2011-12 Budget Book   I  2011-12 Budget Newsletter

2010-11 Budget

Adopted budget: $36,082,646   I   Decrease in spending: 5.12%   I   Increase in tax levy: 2.49%
2010-11 Budget Book   I   2010-11 budget newsletter

2009-2010 Budget

Adopted budget:$37,013,585   I   Decrease in spending: 1.46%   I   Increase in tax levy: 0.13%
2009-10 Budget Book   I   2009-10 Budget Newsletter