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Update: Budget discussions get underway on Feb. 8

Filed in District, District News by on February 5, 2018

Update: Due to a pending winter storm, the Feb. 7 Board of Education meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 8 at 7 p.m.


Budget development gets underway this week with the first of several budget workshops related to the 2018-19 Bethlehem Central School District budget. All budget workshops take place as part of regular Board of Education meetings. A public vote on the budget will be held on Tuesday, May 15. A schedule of the meetings can be found below.

The first budget discussion will include a State of the Schools presentation by Superintendent Jody Monroe along with an overview of 2018-19 budget process and a look at preliminary budget figures by Chief Business and Financial Officer Judith Kehoe. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 7 at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 8 at 7 p.m. in the Library Media Center at the high school.

An agenda for the February 8 Board of Education meeting can be viewed here. Please note there will be no action regarding the proposed sale of Clarksville Elementary School at the Feb. 8 meeting.

2018-19 BUDGET WORKSHOPS

All budget workshops take place during Board of Education meetings, Bethlehem Central High School, 700 Delaware Avenue, Delmar NY 12054, unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Wednesday, February 8, 2018

Regular Meeting: State of the School & Budget Roll-Out, BCHS Library, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Regular Meeting: Transportation & Technology Budget Presentation, BCHS Library, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Regular Meeting: O & M and Athletics Budget Presentation, BCHS Library, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Regular Meeting: Curriculum & SESS Budget Presentation, BCHS Library, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 

Regular Meeting: Last meeting for possible Budget Adoption, BCHS Library, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Regular Meeting, BCHS Library, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Meet the Candidates Night, BCHS Cafeteria, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Budget Hearing, BCHS Library, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Annual District Budget Vote and BOE Election, BCHS Gym, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.