Board of Education Process for the 2019-2020 Budget

How can you be involved in the budget process?

All school board and budget meetings are televised on BobcatTV, Cablevision channel 20 and Verizon channel 38, at the following times: Sunday 10am; Monday 8pm; Tuesday 12 noon; Wednesday 5pm; Thursday 8pm; and Friday 4pm.
If you cannot attend the meetings, you can become informed about the progress of the budget process by watching the telecast.

Attend the budget hearings to voice your concerns and/or requests for changes. If you come to the meeting to express a specific concern or request and are reading from a prepared statement, please provide 8 copies for the Board members and secretary. Copies of the budget will be available at all schools, the district office, and the North Castle Public Library for review prior to the meetings.

2019-20 Budget Information

(Information will be added here as the 2019-20 budget is being developed and presented at the Board of Education Meetings)

Important Budget Dates

Budget Guidelines

Financial Advisory Committee Charge

2018-19 Budget Information

(Information will be added here as the 2018-19 budget is being developed and presented at the Board of Education Meetings)

Important Budget Dates

Budget Guidelines

Budget Committee Charge

Presentation from January 9 Budget Hearing I and Fiscal Trend

Presentation from March 6 Administration's Proposed Budget

Presentation from March 20 Budget Hearing II

Presentation from March 27 Budget Hearing III

Presentation from March 27 Revenue

Presentation from April 17 Budget Hearing IV

Presentation from April 24 Adoption of Proposed Budget

Presentation from May 8 Budget Hearing V




Nominating Petitions

Prospective Board of Education Candidate Packets are available at the Business Office at 10 Tripp Lane. The office is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The deadline to submit the nominating petition is Monday, April 16, at 5:00 p.m.


Absentee Ballot Information

Anyone that is registered to vote and will not be in Westchester County on the date of the annual school district election may be eligible to apply for an absentee ballot. To receive an absentee ballot, an application must first be completed. An application can be requested from the District Clerk or downloaded here.

By Mail: The District Clerk must receive this application at least seven (7) days before the election (May 8) if the ballot is to be mailed to you.

In Person: If someone will be personally picking up the ballot at the District Office, then the application may be submitted up to the day before the election (May 14).

The actual ballots will not be able to be distributed until after the Board of Education adopts the budget on April 24, 2018.