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Monticello Board of Education adopts proposed budget

April 22, 2017

At its April 18 regular meeting, the Monticello Board of Education adopted a $85,299,550 budget proposal for the 2017-18 school year. The proposed budget, which includes a 0.10% increase in the tax levy, is below the district's tax levy limit of 0.15%. Eligible residents will vote on the proposal on May 16. 2017 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.mat the following locations:

• District #1: Thompson - Robert J. Kaiser Middle School
• District #2: Bethel - Duggan Community Center
• District #3: Mamakating - Chase Elementary School
• District #4: Rock Hill - Rock Hill Fire Department
• District #5: Forestburgh - Forestburgh Town Hall

 The proposed budget preserves all current programs and supports Monticello’s long-term goals to ensure the academic success of all students, maintain fiscal responsibility, enhance district facilities and cultivate an atmosphere of respect and kindness throughout the district.

Voters will also elect three members to the Board of Education. The three incumbent candidates, in ballot order, are: Scott Dorn, John Moul and Alyce Van Etten.

A public hearing on the budget will be held on May 4 at the Robert J. Kaiser Middle School Library at 7 p.m.

For more information about the budget vote, including voter registration and eligibility, visit our budget webpage