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About the annual school budget vote

In New York state, local school boards must annually develop a balanced school budget proposal and put it up for a public vote on the third Tuesday in May. District expenses may include salaries and benefits, curriculum, staff development, facilities maintenance and operation, transportation and debt service. Revenue includes state funding, federal funding, property taxes and appropriated fund balance. 

Annual budget vote is May 17, 2022

2022-23 Budget calendar

May 17, 2022, Washingtonville residents will vote on the proposed budget for the 2022-23 school year. Click the link above for a timeline leading up to the budget vote. 

2021-22 Budget-at-a-glance

The Washingtonville Central School District Board of Education adopted a $109,623,308 proposed budget
for the 2021-2022 school year. The proposal reflects a 2.5% tax levy increase, the total amount of local taxes
that support the budget, and is below the allowable limits set by the New York State tax levy calculation,
or “tax cap” as it is more commonly known. The district has been operating within its calculated state
tax cap every year since it was implemented in 2012. 


Voters will elect three candidates to the board of education: two to serve three-year terms, and one candidate to serve an unexpired term from May 18, 2021, to June 30, 2022. The two three-year term positions will begin July 1, 2021, and expire June 30, 2024. 

Astrid Delbue, Jennifer Dellova, Marie Nadine Leonty, Kira Saltz, Sharon Williams. Meet the candidates and learn why they are running to serve on the school board.  

Washingtonville High School Gymnasium
Polls open 6 a.m. -9 p.m.

The annual budget newsletter and budget notice will be mailed to district residents on May 11, the day after the Public Hearing on Monday, May 10. View the text version of the budget newsletter

Register to Vote

In order to qualify to vote you must be at least 18 years of age, a U.S. citizen, resident of the district for 30 days immediately preceding the election and a registered voter.

If you are not registered, prospective voters can still register to vote with the local county board of elections by completing an online application with the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles.

Qualified voters who would need to vote by absentee ballot must submit an application. For complete information on voting by absentee ballot, consult the Absentee Ballot Q&A page

Budget Questions?

As a reminder, you can always share your questions, comments, or feedback with the Board of Education and the Central Staff by completing this form.

Budget 101