School Budget 2024-2025

Budget Vote & Election - Tuesday, May 21, 2024



On Proposition 1, the school budget vote: 355 YES, 99 NO (APPROVED) 


On Proposition 2, election of school board trustees:

Candidate  # of Votes
Diane Lyons 399
Mark Fleischhauer 402


Diane Lyons and Mark Fleischhauer have been elected to the Board of Education.


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  & Early Mail Voting Applications/Instructions
If you need an Absentee Ballot or an Early Mail Voting application, links are below.  The first day an absentee or early mail ballot application can be accepted is on April, 22 2024.  The absentee and early mail ballot application need to be received by May 14, 2024 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 and early voting ballot  must be received no later than 5:00pm on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.    If you are in need of assistance please contact the district clerk, Whitney Druker at 845-871-5520 ext. 5522 or email, [email protected]

Absentee Ballot Application         Early Mail Voting Ballot Application                        

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- Video 
February 13, 2024 - BoardDocs link 

Budget Presentation #2 - Video
February 27, 2024 - BoardDocs link 

 Budget Presentation #3-Video
March 12, 2024 - BoardDocs link

Budget Presentation #4 - Video  
April 9, 2024 - BoardDocs link 

Budget Presentation -Proposed Budget
April 16, 2024 - BoardDocs link

Public Hearing on the Budget

The public hearing on the budget will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2024.  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 .  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.