Budget Planning

The Superintendent of Schools, with the assistance of the Business Manager, shall be responsible for the preparation of the budget. This shall include developing a budget calendar in accordance with the Budget Planning Regulation, and adhering to that calendar. The budget calendar shall be approved by the Board of Trustees in advance of the preparation of the district’s annual budget.

The budget shall be designed to reflect the Board’s objectives for the education of the children of the district. It shall be carefully organized and planned to provide adequate accounting for each program expenditure, understanding of the financial needs of anticipated program developments, and be within the financial limitations of the district.

The budget for the ensuing school year shall be thoroughly reviewed by the Board before its presentation to the voters for final adoption.

Ref:   Education Law §§1608(2)-(4); 2002(1); 2003(1); 2004(1); 2022(2); 2601-a

Fiscal Management (NYSSBA, 1997)

Adoption date: August 21, 2013

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