Proposed 2018–19 School Budget

  • The Geneva City School District’s proposed $55.39 million budget was approved by voters May 15.

    Voters also approved a proposed $6 million capital project to increase school safety and upgrade classrooms.

    RESULTS

    School Budget (PASSED)
    Yes: 514
    No: 156
    % in favor: 76.7
    (Required simple majority)

    Prop #2: Bus Acquisition (PASSED)
    Yes: 532
    No: 140
    % in favor: 79.2
    (Required super majority)

    Prop #3: Capital Project (PASSED)
    Yes: 525
    No: 145
    % in favor: 78.4
    (Required super majority)

    BOE Candidates
    Josie Guard: 583 votes

    Public Library Budget (PASSED)
    Yes: 481
    No: 173
    % in favor: 73.6
    (Required simple majority)

    Trustees
    Ellen Mitchell: 511 votes

     

  • Budget Summary

    The Geneva City School District Board of Education approved a proposed $55.39 million budget for the 2018–19 school year. The proposal includes a 3.1 percent increase to the tax levy, estimated at $19.48 million. The increase is within the district’s “2 percent” tax levy cap. According to district estimations, this will translate to a 2.9 percent increase to taxpayers.

  • Three-Part Summary

    The table provides a comparison of the three major components of the 2018–19 proposed budget. The proposed 2018–19 budget reflects the board’s continued commitment to control expenditures without sacrificing the level of services provided to students. Between January 1, 2017 and January 1, 2018, the Consumer Price Index increased 2.13 percent.

Three-Part Budget Summary
  • Your Education Dollar

     

    A dollar, divided into three parts.

     

    • Program: 70:5%
    • Administrative: 9.6%
    • Capital: 19.9%
  • District Revenue Sources

    The major source of revenue to operate our school program comes in aid from New York State. The chart below reflects estimated revenues and revenue sources to complete the proposed financial plan.

    State, Taxy Levy & Revenue pie chart

     

Revenue Sources