Budget

2017-18 Budget Development Calendar

Budget Vote May 16, 2017


September 2016 – All budget packets assembled and ready for distribution

November 2016 – Budget packets distributed

Dec. 6, 2016 – Staffing requests due to Superintendent

Jan. 31, 2017 – Completed budget packets returned to District Business Office.

Feb. 9, 2017 – Staffing requests for Board Personnel Committee Meeting

February 2017 – Work sessions (Administrators present budget to Audit Committee)

Feb. 28, 2017 – Budget compiled

April 5, 2017 – Initial presentation to Board of Education

April 10, 2017 – Town of Hartwick Community Conversation

April 11, 2017 – PTA Community Conversation

April 12, 2017 -Town of Otsego Community Conversation

April 24, 2017 – Village of Cooperstown Community Conversation

April 24, 2017 – Property Tax Report Card Due

April 26, 2017 – Board of Education adopts budget

April 27, 2017 – Official line item budget available.

April 27, 2017 – Budget newsletter distribution.

May 2-6, 2017 – Copies of budget available to public upon request

May 2, 2017 – Cooperstown Rotary Community Conversation

May 8, 2017 – Public budget hearing

May 9, 2017 – Town of Middlefield Community Conversation

May 10, 2017 – Budget notice deadline

May 16, 2017Budget vote

July 1, 2017 – Fiscal year begins

Special propositions for budget and petitions for board member candidacies due by 5 p.m., April 17, 2017.


Cooperstown Central School District’s 2016-17 budget is $18,438,376.

  • Program Budget 2016-17: $13,307,148 (72%)
    The Program Budget includes: The salaries and benefits of all teachers, guidance counselors, aides, monitors, psychologists, nurses, social workers and speech therapists.
  • Capital Budget 2016-17: $2,853,322 (16%)
    The Capital Budget includes: Debt service on buildings; bus purchases; tax certiorari and court-ordered costs; and operations and maintenance costs including custodial staff.
  • Administration Budget 2016-17: $2,277,906 (12%)                                                                                       The Administrative Budget includes: The salaries and benefits of all professional members who spend 50 percent or more of their time in administration and supervision. Also included are: clerical staff; public information; curriculum development and supervision; research, planning and evaluation; legal services; and school board-related costs.

Budget increase from 2015-16: 3.17%

Tax levy increase from 2015-16: 0.43%




More Budget and Related Information

The Tax Levy Limit, or Cap

Your Tax Bill Explained

What is a Contingent Budget?

The Public Employee Pension System

Unfunded Mandates and Their Impact

New York State Property Tax Lookup

New York State STAR Website


All PDFs, forms and documents on this page are available at the District Office at 39 Linden Ave.