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Mayfield residents approved 2014-15 budget Tuesday, May 20

May 21, 2014  Residents of the Mayfield Central School District approved a $17,424,260 school budget for 2014-15 that provides additional resources for students while staying within the state’s tax levy limit. To learn more about the budget read the budget newsletter

 

2012-13 Budget Archives

 

Mayfield 2013-14 Budget Newsletter is available here (PDF document)

 

Mayfield Board of Education adopts budget proposal for 2013-14

Mar. 28, 2013 The Mayfield Central School Board of Education adopted a proposed $16,766,061 million budget for the 2013-2014 school year during Wednesday's Board of Education meeting at the Mayfield High School Library. Full Story

What the GEA really means for our schools

Mar. 4, 2013 Have you been hearing about the Gap Elimination Adjustment, or GEA, but are not really sure what it is and how it's impacting school districts? You are not alone. Full Story

Where is a 2% tax cap NOT a 2% tax cap? New York state!

Mar. 28, 2013 Learn Learn why the common name for the state's property tax levy limit is more than a bit misleading by watching the video

Mayfield Advocacy Committee Formed

December 10, 2012  In the fall of 2012, a group of concerned Mayfield community members decided not to sit idly by and watch their schools be devastated by funding cuts and the inaction of elected officials. They formed a grassroots committee to bring light for lawmakers, and the public, the financial crisis faced by the Mayfield Central School District. Sample letter to Senator Farley. Sample letter to Governor Cuomo. FULL STORY

2012-13 Budget Archives

 

Residents approve Mayfield's proposed budget for
2012-13

May 15, 2012  By a vote of 419 to 185, residents of the Mayfield Central School District approved the district’s proposed $17,390,462 budget for the 2012-13 school year. The budget calls for a 4.4 percent spending increase from the 2011-12 school year. Under the approved budget, the district’s tax levy will increase $159,784, or 2.42 percent.  FULL STORY

 

Residents ask questions about proposed spending plan during budget hearing

May 9, 2012  About 15 people attended the May 8 public hearing on Mayfield’s proposed $17,390,462 budget for the 2012-13 school year—and four of them asked questions about what the spending plan entails.  FULL STORY

No program cuts in Mayfield's proposed 2012-13 budget

April 19, 2012  Mayfield Central School District residents will vote May 15 on a proposed $17,390,462 budget for the 2012-13 school year that maintains all current programs and services. The proposed budget, which calls for a year-to-year spending increase of 4.4 percent, would increase the local tax levy by $159,784, or 2.42 percent—the same as Mayfield’s calculated tax levy limit plus exemptions under the new tax levy “cap” law. Because the proposed budget calls for a levy increase that is at Mayfield’s “cap,” the proposed 2012-13 budget will require approval by a simple majority of voters to pass (50 percent plus 1).
FULL STORY | DOWNLOAD THE BUDGET NEWSLETTER (PDF)
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Mayfield prepares legal action to recover taxes owed by regulating district

April 19, 2012  The Mayfield, Northville and Broadalbin-Perth central school districts are preparing to file an Article 78 proceeding against Fulton County in an effort to recover $940,187 worth of unpaid 2011-12 school taxes owed by the Hudson River-Black River Regulating District (HRBRRD).
FULL STORY

Stand up, speak out, get involved: Mayfield schools need you

March 6, 2012  During their budget development meeting on March 5, members of the Mayfield Board of Education heard from Superintendent Paul G. Williamsen, who presented his budget recommendations. Because of decisions made at the state level, Mayfield has very few choices in developing the 2012-13 school budget. If you are interested in helping the district preserve programs and services for students, click the link below to download—and use—our advocacy tool kit.
ADVOCACY TOOL KIT (PDF)

Mayfield schools could lose most non-mandated programs in 2012-13

February 17, 2012  The preliminary 2012-13 school budget that Mayfield Superintendent Paul G. Williamsen presents to his Board of Education this spring will have some glaring omissions. Athletics and extracurricular activities will be completely gone, and there will be far fewer opportunities for Mayfield students to take art, music, French, business and Advanced Placement classes as the district tries to fill a projected $2.3 million budget gap. [READ MORE]

 

Voters approve 2011-12 Mayfield budget

May 17, 2011  Mayfield Central School District residents voted in support of the district’s 2011-12 school budget Tuesday by a vote of 394 to 220. The approved $16,656,235 budget decreases spending by $333,128, or about two percent, and calls for a tax levy increase of 4.9 percent.  [READ MORE]

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