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.