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Nanuet School Board Passes Budget Newsletter, Library Budget

Voter registration will take place in the Nanuet High School on May 9 from 1-7 p.m. Voting on the school budget and library budget as well as the candidates running for school and library boards is on May 15 from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. at the Nanuet High School

 

At Tuesday night's meeting, the Nanuet Board of Education approved the Nanuet Library's proposed 2012-13 budget. The library's 4-page budget newsletter can be found attached to this article.

The library's budget was passed under the cap and they're asking the public to approve the budget in the amount of $2,454,000, which is a $55,400 increase from the previous year. Read more about the library's budget in this . 

The board also approved the Nanuet Schools' budget newsletter which explains the proposed . The board is asking the public to approve the budget in the amount of $62,516,903. Here are the budget highlights from that newsletter:

  • Increase in the budget of 1.6 percent
  • Increase in the
  • Elimination of a net 2.5 teaching positions resulting primarily from a change in the . 
  • Creation of one federally-funded elementary special education position
  • of two library clerk positions through attrition
  • Decrease of $95,000 in security costs
  • Elimination of $681,000 of debt service associated with the retiring of the 1999 Technology Bond
  • Continued annual $500,000 expenditure allocated to the Capital Fund to address District's 5-year Facilities Plan. In 2012-13, paving, sidewalk installation, new electrical switch gear and similar infrastructure improvements are scheduled

The 2-page newsletter, which is attached to this article, also listed trends such as student enrollment, the regents diploma rate and percentage of college-bound graduates:

Student enrollment: 

  • 2009-10: 2338
  • 2010-11: 2349
  • 2011-12: 2367
  • 2012-13 (projected): 2324

Regents Diploma Rate 

  • 2007: 35% regents diploma; 57% advanced regents diploma
  • 2008: 33% regents diploma; 61% advanced regents diploma
  • 2009: 30% regents diploma; 65% advanced regents diploma
  • 2010: 41% regents diploma; 57% advanced regents diploma
  • 2011: 44% regents diploma; 49% advanced regents diploma

Percentage of College-bound Graduates:

  • 2008: 93%
  • 2009: 93%
  • 2010: 96%
  • 2011: 96%

Click on the attached PDF for the full budget newsletter.

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Voter registration will take place in the  on May 9 from 1-7 p.m. Voting on the  and  as well as the candidates running for  and  boards is on May 15 from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. at the Nanuet High School gym.

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