School Budget 2023-2024


Meet the Candidates running for the School Board of Education

Annual Notice of Budget Vote and Election 

Sample Ballot 
The absentee ballot shows you what you will see on voting day.  It includes the propositions, as well as the candidates.

Absentee Ballot Application/Instructions
If you need an Absentee Ballot, please download and complete this application form.  The first day an absentee ballot application can be accepted is on April, 17, 2023.  The absentee ballot application needs to be received by May 9, 2023 if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter.   If the application is delivered in person to the District Clerk (refer to annual notice for address), the application must be received no later than the day before the election. The absentee ballot  must be received no later than 5:00pm on Tuesday, May 16, 2023.    If you are in need of assistance please contact the district clerk, Whitney Druker at 845-871-5520 ext. 5522 or email, [email protected]

Check to see if you are a registered voter - Am I Registered?

Voter Registration
If you are not registered, you can register with the Dutchess County Board of Elections by mail.  Applications are located on their website:

Refer to BoardDocs for the livestream video to watch Budget Presentations.

Budget Presentation #1- Fixed Costs
Board Meeting, February 14, 2023 

Due to the district being closed for snow days, the February 28th and March 14th Board Meetings were canceled. 

Budget Work Session & Board Meeting
March 21, 2023 @ 5:30 pm

Budget Presentation - Budget Review 
Board Meeting, March 28, 2023

Budget Presentation - Final Budget
Board Meeting, April 11, 2023

Public Hearing on the Budget

The public hearing on the budget will be held on Tuesday, May 9, 2023.  This is an opportunity for the public to see the final budget as presented by the Superintendent.

All Budget Presentation documents all can be found on  BoardDocs.  You can use the search feature or just view the dates from the budget presentations (2/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/11).  If you need assistance, please contact Whitney Druker, [email protected] or by phone 845-871-5520 ext. 5522.

As a reminder, you can always share your questions, comments, or feedback with the Board of Education by emailing [email protected], a special email address established to solicit and respond to your budget input.  The Board of Education members always appreciate hearing your thoughts and ideas on this topic or any other.