The Annual School District Budget Vote and Board of
Education Elections are held on the third Tuesday in May. Voting will
take place from
6 a.m.-9 p.m. at the Main Street Building, 227 Main Street.
Goshen residents pass proposed budget for 2016-17
May 17, 2016
On May 17, district residents passed the $67,778,271 proposed budget for
the 2016-17 school year by a vote of 976 yes votes to 418 no votes.
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View "New York Public
Schools: The Right Investment"
below addresses the need for the state to
provide funding for schools to maintain current educational programs and
services, as well as additional funds to help move our schools forward.
The video also includes a call to action and encourages stakeholders to
contact their elected officials for support.
The video is based on a recent NYS Educational
Conference Board paper.
important budget topics
Infographic: Understanding your school tax bill
This infographic includes a
sample school tax bill with key sections defined, as an explanation of
equalization rates and how they impact school taxes,
and additional resources. View the infographic (PDF)
Video gives "straight talk" about property tax "cap" law
Are you still
trying to simply understand New York's property tax
"cap"? You're not alone. For
starters, did you know it's actually not a 2 percent cap? Did you know
it's not really a cap at all? Watch this video to learn more!
What is the Gap
The Gap Elimination Adjustment, or
GEA, was established in 2010 to eliminate the state’s large budget
deficit by taking away promised aid from school districts. Since its
inception, the state has used GEA to take back approximately $9.5
million in state aid from Goshen Schools. Learn more about GEA by
watching the following video: