School Budget Talks Begin in Hauppauge

A budget overview is presented at a board of education meeting Tuesday night.

The school budget process is starting in Hauppauge.

The Hauppauge Board of Education met Tuesday in the James Baxter Board Room of the administrative offices at 8 p.m. for a general meeting and budget presentation.

Hauppauge School District has added a new tab to its website where budget documents can be found, as they become available. So far, the superintendent has posted a preliminary budget for the 2013-14 school year, which can be viewed here or viewed in the photos section to the right of this article.

The district has also posted a letter regarding reductions in state aid, which school officials say equal a $457,069 decrease from the current school year's budget.

The budget meetings schedule is as follows:

Feb. 26: Board Meeting and Budget Workshop - Budget Overview, 8 p.m.

March 12: Board Meeting and Budget Workshop- Revenue, Taxes (Tax Cap), 8 p.m.

March 19: Budget Workshop- Transportation, Instruction, General Support, 8 p.m.

April 2: Budget Workshop- Employee Benefits, Undistributed Capital, 8 p.m.

April 9: Budget Adoption, 8 p.m.

May 7: Budget Hearing, 8 p.m.

May 21: Budget Vote, 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.


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