2023-24 Budget Information
Budget Vote/Board of Education Election Results
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Proposition 1 - 2023-24 Budget: Passed
Yes – 1,038
No – 611
Proposition 2 - Purchase of School Buses: Passed
Yes – 1,130
No – 515
Board of Education:
Warren Conklin, Katrina Ungvarsky, and Erin Schiavone win three-year terms.
Image vote results will be announced at the June board meeting.
The Board of Education and administration begin development of the school year's budget many months prior to the May budget vote. Budget information is presented at board meetings and workshops throughout the winter and apring. For the 2023-24 budget, the first budget presentation is Thursday, February 16. The board will continue budget development and discussion at their next several meetings until the final adoption of the budget to be offered to voters at the budget vote May 16. All meetings are held in the Horseheads High School Multi-Media Center. Meetings are open to the public and will be live streamed (at http://ideas.gstboces.org/hhds/). Links to the meeting recordings will be posted below. Here is the schedule:
|February 16||Board of Education Regular Meeting||6pm||video||presentation|
|March 2||Board Budget Workshop||6pm||video||presentation|
|March 16||Board of Education Regular Meeting||6pm||video||presentation|
|March 30||Board Budget Workshop||6pm||video||presentation|
|April 13||Board Budget Workshop||6pm||video||presentation|
|April 19||Board of Education Regular Meeting||6pm||video||presentation|
|May 4||Public Hearing||6pm||video||presentation|
A newsletter describing the 2023-24 budget will be mailed to all district residents prior to the vote. Click here to view the budget newsletter.
There will be a Candidates Forum Tuesday, May 9, at 6pm in the Horseheads High School Auditorium. Candidates running for the Board of Education will introduce themselves and answer questions presented in a forum format. All are welcome. The forum will be live streamed and recorded.
To view the recording of the Candidates Forum, please click here.
All district residents are eligible to vote, provided they meet the following requirements:
- Are a U.S. citizen
- Are 18 years of age or older on the day of the vote
- Have lived in the district for at least 30 days prior to the vote
- Are not restricted from voting in general elections based on election law
- Are registered to vote in general elections. Unsure if you are registered to vote? Click here.
For information on absentee ballots or other questions about the vote, please call (607) 739-5601, x4260 or email email@example.com.
Interested in running for the Board of Education?
To run for the Board of Education, a person must be at least 18 years of age, a qualified voter in the district, able to read and write, and must have lived in the district for at least one year prior to the board election/budget vote. Petitions for district residents interested in running for the Board of Education are available in the Business Office beginning in early March.