Budget & Taxpayer Information

School Budget Vote, May 21

2019-20 School Budget Proposal Carries a 0% Tax Levy Increase

Greater Amsterdam School District residents will go to the polls on Tuesday, May 21 from noon to 9 p.m. to vote on a $77,202,687 proposed budget for the 2019-20 school year. For the fourth consecutive year, the budget proposal maintains a 0 percent tax levy increase and also remains below the district’s tax levy cap.

The proposed budget increases spending by 5.87 percent, or $4,283,863 over the current year’s budget. Along with preserving all existing programming and maintaining low class sizes at GASD, the proposed spending plan also includes funding for new and expanded academic offerings. [Budget Details] [Print-Friendly Budget Newsletter]

Budget Calendar

  • Wednesday, March 20- Budget/regular board meeting – propose/discuss propositions, approve election results
  • Wednesday, April 17- Budget/regular board meeting – adopt tentative budget/propositions
  • Tuesday, May 7- Public hearing
  • Tuesday, May 21- Election/budget vote
  • Wednesday, May 22- Regular board meeting to canvass vote

2019-20 Final School Budget Book

Budget Archives


Star Exemptions: Montgomery County

GASD Fiscal Accountability Summary

School Funding Transparency