Budget Vote:
May 20, 2014 at BCHS, 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.

If the proposed 2014-15 district budget is approved by voters, the plan will include a property tax levy increase of 2.99 percent. It is expected that the resulting tax rates will decrease by 3.57 percent. Rates are expected to be the same in both the Town of Bethlehem and the Town of New Scotland. To help residents ESTIMATE the budget's impact on their tax bill, use the calculator below. Final tax rates will not be available until August. Click here for calculator>>


Please join us and offer your input on BCSD budget issues. All meetings will be held in the BCHS Library & Media Center.

May 6, 6:30 p.m.:Meet the Candidates Night (sponsored by the League of Women Voters)

May 7, 7 p.m.:Budget Hearing

May 20, 7 a.m.-9 p.m.:Budget Vote, BCHS

May 21, 7 p.m.:Board of Education meeting




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Contact your elected officials about school budget issues


At budget forums and meetings over the past few years, taxpayers have suggested the district and residents contact elected representatives about school budget issues. The district is providing a sample letter, as well as contact information for elected leaders, in the event they are helpful in this effort.

Download a Sample letter to elected officials [PDF]

Legislators contact information

New York State Officials 

Federal Officials

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
State Capitol
Albany, NY 12224
E-mail Form


Senator Neil D. Breslin
Capitol Building, Room 414
Albany, NY 12247


Assemblyman Steven F. McLaughlin
LOB 533
Albany, NY 12248


Assemblyman John J. McEneny
LOB 648
Albany, NY 12248


U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
Leo W. O’Brien Federal Office Building
1 Clinton Square, Room 821
Albany, NY 12207
Tel. (518) 431-0120
Contact Web Page


U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer
Leo O'Brien Federal Building
Room 420
Albany, NY 12207
Email Form


Congressman Paul D. Tonko
Leo O'Brien Federal Building
Room 827
Albany, NY 12207
Contact Web Page








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