Budget & Finance

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Budget & Finance

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 – Public Hearing on 2020 – 2021 Budget
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 – Budget Vote and School Board Election*


*In accordance with Executive order No. 202.26, the Budget Vote and School Board Election will be held remotely, by Absentee Ballot only.  Qualified voters of this School District will receive absentee ballots by mail. See below for more details.

Budget Information

Budget Newsletter (PDF)
Budget Newsletter Spanish (PDF)
Budget Book–2020 – 21 Budget Preview
STAR Tax Exemption FAQ

Here are some highlights from the 2020-21 Property Tax Report Card data published by NYSED:

Ballot/Voter Information

To be a Qualified voter you must be a United States Citizen, at least 18 years old by June 9, 2020, a School District Resident for 30 days immediately preceding the vote, and not disqualified for any reason set forth in New York State Election Law Section 5-106, and you must have been listed on the poll list for the 2019 School District Annual Meeting or appear on a County Voter Registration List issued to the School District before the mailing of absentee ballots to the households in the School District.
Sample Ballot
BOE YouTube Channel – Budget vote count will be live on June 16.

Note: Absentee Ballots must be received by the Suffern Central School District by 5:00 pm Tuesday, June 16, 2020, in order to be deemed valid and counted.


2020 Budget Calendar
2/04/20 – Board Budget Workshop – Budget Presentation
3/03/20 – Board Budget Workshop – Budget Presentation
4/01/20 – Virtual Board Budget Workhop – Budget Presentation
4/07/20 – Board Budget Workshop
4/21/20 – Budget Workshop – Budget Presentation

School Board Candidate Information
4/20/20 – School board candidate must file first financial statement
4/20/20 – Candidate Petitions – Last day for submission, no later than 5:00 PM
4/21/20 – Selection for order of ballot for School Board Candidates
5/14/20 – School board candidate must file second financial statement
6/8/20 – School board candidate must file third financial statement

2019 – 2020 Budget
Budget Workshop Presentation – February 5, 2019
Budget Workshop Presentation – March 5, 2019
Budget Update – April 2, 2019
Budget Workshop Presentation – April 11, 2019
Final Budget Workshop Presentation – April 16, 2019
2019-20 Budget Newsletter (PDF)
2019-20 Budget Passes (PDF)

2018-2019 Budget
Voters Pass the 2018-2019 Suffern Central School District Budget 
Final Budget Newsletter
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Budget Workshop Presentation – April 17, 2018
Budget Workshop Presentation – March 6, 2018
Budget Workshop Presentation – February 6, 2018