Understanding the Budget

2022-2023 School District Budget Vote & Board of Education Election Information

Board of Education Election:

There are three Board of Education Members' seats whose terms are expiring. There are no incumbent candidates running for re-election. Three at-large candidates are: Steven Adams, Jenna Boice, and Matthew Cole. Information regarding each candidate can be found in the District's Budget Newsletter.

Budget Summary Information:

The Board of Education has approved a proposed 2022-23 school year budget in the amount of $43,218,941. This represents a change over the current school year of $1,463,443, or 3.50%.

The Board of Education has approved a proposed 2022-23 school year levy in the amount of $15,446,694. Additional taxable assessed value from the expiration of Vernon Downs' PILOT agreement will reduce the impact of a 4.0% proposed levy increase to an average estimated net tax impact on full value of 2.08%.

To further offset the levy increase, the Board of Education has allocated the use of its fund balance and reserves in the amount of $4,051,079.

The percentage of the budget allocated for administrative functions is 8.79% of the proposed 2022-23 school year budget.

Additional budget information is provided below. Questions regarding the budget vote and election should be directed to Ms. Tamara Whooten, District Clerk at 315-829-2520 ext. 7101, or Mr. Mark Wixson, Assistant Superintendent for Finance and Operation at 315-829-2520 ext. 7201.

School Budget Information and Community Budget Resources

School Budget Information and Community Budget Resources

Please find in the links below information that may assist you in learning more about the VVS School District Proposed Budget and school district budgets in general. We hope that you will find this information helpful, and as always feel free to contact the VVS District Office at 315-829-2520 with any other questions regarding the VVS School District Budget.

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