General Budget & Finance Information
2013-14 Budget Vote and Election will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Polls will be open
noon-8 p.m., MCS High School Gymnasium lobby.
Budget-related Fact Sheets
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 thevideo
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
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
FULL STORY | DOWNLOAD THE BUDGET NEWSLETTER (PDF)
MEET THE BOARD OF EDUCATION CANDIDATES
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
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]
Tues, May 21
Annual Meeting/Budget Vote, Gym Lobby, 12 Noon - 8 p.m.
Tues, June 4
Elementary Spring Band & Choral Concert, Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Fri, June 7
Spring Fling, Elementary Gym, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Sat, June 8-9
Post Prom, High School, 11 p.m. - 5 a.m.
Tues-Thur, June 11-20
Wed, June 12
Talent Show/Food Drive, Elem Cafe, 7-8 p.m.
Tues, June 18
Board Meeting, Upper Library, 7 p.m.
Fri, June 21
Last Day of Classes
Grade 6 Graduation Ceremony, Auditorium, 10 a.m.
Sat, June 22
HS Graduation, Athletic Fields, 11 a.m.
Fri, June 28
Report Cards posted on student portal