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Area schools put budgets up for vote May 15

The Minerva Central School is hoping to build international attendance.

The Minerva Central School is hoping to build international attendance.

— School district officials throughout the region are asking voters to approve their proposed 2012-13 budgets on Tuesday, May 15.

Here are the proposed budget and tax levy numbers for the five school districts in the News Enterprise readership area, plus the times and places for voting.

Johnsburg Central

Proposed budget: $9,697,932

Current budget: $9,856,704

Budget decrease: $158,772, or 1.61 percent

Proposed tax levy: $5,281,143

Current tax levy: $5,249,280

Tax levy increase: $31,863, or .61 percent

State tax levy cap: $5,281,143

Percent: .61

Estimated tax rate: $8.43 per $1,000 assessed

Propositions: School Bus Purchase of $107,795.

Vote time and place: noon to 8 p.m. at the Outside the gymnasium at Johnsburg Central School.

Minerva Central

Proposed budget: $5,040,939

Current budget: $4,986,001

Budget increase: $54,938, or 1.1 percent

Proposed tax levy: $3,210,401

Current tax levy: $3,118,040

Tax levy increase: $92,361, or 2.96 percent

State tax levy cap: $3,210,401

Percent: 2.96

Estimated tax rate: $9.83 (Minerva) $10.12 (Chester) per $1,000 assessed

Propositions: none

Vote time and place: 1 to 8 p.m. at the MCS Lobby.

Indian Lake Central

Proposed budget: $5,822,831

Current budget: $5,783,316

Budget increase: $39,515, or 0.68 percent

Proposed tax levy: $4,335,331

Current tax levy: $4,212,913

Tax levy increase: $122,418, or 2.9 percent

State tax levy cap: $225,549

Percent: 3.9

Estimated tax rate: $6.66 per $1,000 assessed

Propositions: Purchase of a 48 passenger bus for $69,000.

Motion to move $47,000 from a repair reserve into a Capital Reserve for the districts current Capital Improvement Project.

Vote time and place: noon to 8 p.m. at the ILCSD front lobby.

Long Lake Central

Proposed budget: $3,615,151

Current budget: $3,685,596

Budget decrease: $70,445, or 1.91 percent

Proposed tax levy: $2,521,000

Current tax levy: $2,461,129

Tax levy increase: $59,871, or 2.43 percent

State tax levy cap: $2,521,384

Percent: 2.45

Estimated tax rate: $3.75 per $1,000 assessed

Propositions: NA

Vote time and place: 2 to 8 p.m. at the Long Lake Central School Cafeteria.

Newcomb Central

Proposed budget: $5,274,469

Current budget: $5,092,358

Budget increase: $182,111, or 3.58 percent

Proposed tax levy: $3,611,508

Current tax levy: $3,491,577

Tax levy increase: $119,931, or 3.34 percent

State tax levy cap: $3,474,119

Percent: -0.5

Estimated tax rate: $2.49 per $1,000 assessed

Propositions: None

Vote time and place: 1 to 8 p.m. at the Newcomb Central School

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