Budget and Finance
School Budgets 101
- Total budget: $35,894,890
- Year-to-year budget change: –$2,179,180 (–5.72%)
- Year-to-year tax levy change: $584,704 (3.74%)
By a vote of 1,567 to 745, residents of the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District approved a $35,894,890 budget for the 2020-21 school year. The approved budget calls for a 5.7% spending decrease from the 2019-20 school year and a 3.74% tax levy increase, which is below the district’s calculated tax levy “cap.”
District residents also approved (1,522 to 779) a proposition that will allow Broadalbin-Perth to purchase three 66-passenger school buses, one 20-passenger bus, and one 15-passenger van. The state will pay for approximately 78% of the cost of the purchase, and there is no tax increase associated with the bus purchase.
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