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]