Budgets & Audits

Annual Budget Vote & Board Member Election takes place on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Join the community conversation regarding the development of the 2018-2019 budget!

If you missed the opportunity to come to our Community Conversations held in early February, you can still participate by joining Andy Irvin, Superintendent of Schools for one or more Q & A sessions  on:

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 7-8 p.m. at CHS Library

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 7-8 p.m. at GFMS Auditorium

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 7-8 p.m. at MPES Cafeteria (unless BOE work session added)

Budget Background Presentation

 Preliminary Budget, Challenges & Maximum Allowable Tax Levy  (presented at the Feb. 13 BOE meeting)

Preliminary Budget (presented at the Feb. 27 BOE meeting)

Unfunded-Underfunded Mandates

For questions contact info@carmelschools.org

Calendar of Upcoming 2018-19 BOE Budget Presentations

  • January 23, 2018 -- Factors influencing the 2018-2019 budget
  • February 13, 2018 -- Preliminary 2018-2019 budget
  • February 27, 2018 -- Staffing and department budgets
  • March 13,  2018 -- Staffing and department budgets (continued)
  • March 20, 2018 -- Budget Work Session--Decision Packet (added meeting)
  • March 27, 2018 -- Budget discussion
  • April 10, 2018 -- Budget discussion and adoption
  • April 24, 2018 -- Last date to adopt budget (if needed)
  • April 25-May 14, 2018 -- Public presentations (dates/times/locations TBD)
  • April 15, 2018 -- Budget vote and board member election

Voter Information

Budget Vote & Board Member Election

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018 -- Budget Public Hearing, CHS Library 7:30pm
  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - Budget Vote and Board Member Election--Carmel High School, Kent Elementary School, Matthew Paterson Elementary School, 6:00am to 9:00pm

To vote, you must be registered. If you voted in a general or school election in the last four years, you are already registered. If you are NOT already registered, you can do one of two things:
1.  Come to the District Office, 81 South St., Patterson, NY, Monday-Friday between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
2.  Click to download, print and mail your New York State Registration form to your county of residence:

To check your registration status, contact Susan Dieck, District Clerk at 845 878-2094, ext. 202 or sdieck@carmelschools.org.  To be eligible to register, you must be at least 18 years old, a U.S. citizen, and a resident of the District for 30 days.

 Click here for absentee ballot application form.  Applications are also available at the District Office, 81 South St., Patterson, NY  The last date to submit an application is May 8, 2017 if you would like your ballot mailed or May 15, 2017 if the ballot will be picked up in person.  Absentee ballots are due in the office of the District Clerk by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.