2017-18 Budget Notice & Propositions
BUDGET HEARING MEETING
ANNUAL BUDGET VOTE
VOTE ON PURCHASE OF NEW BUSES
AND ELECTION OF THREE BOARD MEMBERS
FOR THE WEST SENECA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Budget Hearing Meeting for the residents of the West Seneca Central School District will be held at the District Office Boardroom, 675 Potters Rd., West Seneca, NY, 14224 on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 6:00 p.m., at which time the proposed budget of the necessary funds to meet estimated expenditures for the school year 2017-2018 will be presented, as well as such matters as may properly come before this meeting.
FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the voting by the qualified residents of the West Seneca Central School District will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the East Senior High School Gym, 4760 Seneca St., West Seneca, NY 14224 in said District, for the purpose of voting by ballot on voting machines upon the School Budget, the purchase of new school buses and the election of three (3) at-large positions for the Board of Education for a term of three (3) years commencing July 1, 2017 and concluding June 30, 2020.
NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN, that a copy of the statement of the amount of money which will be required for the ensuing year for school purposes, exclusive of public monies, may be obtained by any interested person in any of the schoolhouses in which school is maintained in the district, during the fourteen (14) days immediately preceding the District Vote, except Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., and Offices of the Town Clerks of West Seneca, Cheektowaga, Orchard Park, Hamburg, and the West Seneca Public Library, during their hours of operation.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the following propositions shall be submitted to the qualified voters at the Annual District Meeting and Election:
PROPOSITION NO. 1
SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET
Shall the following resolution be adopted, to wit: RESOLVED, that the budget for the West Seneca Central School District (the "District") for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018, as presented by the Board of Education, in the amount of $116,804,058 is hereby approved and adopted, and the required funds therefore are hereby appropriated, and the necessary real property taxes required shall be raised by a tax on the taxable property in the District to be levied and collected as required by law.
PROPOSITION NO. 2
EXPENDITURE FROM BUS PURCHASE RESERVE FUND
Shall the following resolution be adopted, to wit: RESOLVED, that the Board of Education of the West Seneca Central School District is hereby authorized to expend a total of $577,093 from the District’s existing capital reserve fund known as the "Bus Purchase Reserve Fund" (as modified by the vote of the qualified voters of the District on May 17, 2011) for the purchase of one 65-passenger school bus (at a cost of $113,794), two 57-passenger buses with wheelchair (at a cost of $141,072 each) and three 30-passenger buses (at a cost of $60,385 each), with all such vehicles to be used in the transportation program of the District, and with the result that such expenditure from the Bus Purchase Reserve Fund shall have no impact on the tax levy of the District for the 2017-2018 school year.