Budget & School Taxes

2019 - 2020 Waterford-Halfmoon Union Free School District Budget

On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, qualified voters will be asked to cast their ballot on a proposed school district budget, and elect two Board of Education candidates. Voting will be held in the district's auditorium lobby from 12:00 - 8:00 pm.

Finance meetings to develop the budget, are scheduled for:

Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 6:00 in the Library; regular Board meeting to follow.
Presentation:    Finance Meeting Presentation, February 14, 2019.pdf

Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 6:00 in the Library; regular Board meeting to follow.
Presentation:  Budget Finance Workshop Presentation, March 7, 2019.pdf

Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 6:00 in the Library; regular Board meeting to follow. 
Presentation:  Finance Workshop Presentation, March 21, 2019 (1).pdf
Board of Education nominating petitions will be available in the district office.

Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 6:00 in the Library; regular Board meeting to follow. 
Presentation:  Finance Workshop Presentation, April 4, 2019.pdf

Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 7:00 Regular Board Meeting in the Library.
Presentation:  Budget Presentation for Board Adoption 2019-2020; April 18th BOE Meeting.pdf
The Board voted to adopt the preliminary 2019 - 2020 school budget. The final proposal will be placed on the May 21, 2019 ballot for voter approval by qualified district residents.

Monday, April 22, 2019 - Board of Education nominating petitions due in the Superintendent's Office.  Two terms of office expire on June 30, 2019.  Tammi Dehler and Kory Galuski currently hold those positions.  Mr. Galuski is not running for re-election to the Board of Education.  Mrs. Tammi Dehler and Mrs. Denise Carutasu are running for the two open seats on the Board.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019  Voter absentee applications and ballots available in the Superintendent's Office  

District Budget Newsletter 2019 - 2020.pdf

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 7:00pm in the Library; the Board will hold the official Budget Hearing notifying qualified voters of the details contained in the 2019 - 2020 district budget.  
This budget will appear on the May 21st ballot.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019   District Budget Vote and Board of Education Election; 12:00pm - 8:00pm in the Auditorium Lobby, Waterford-Halfmoon UFSD, 125 Middletown Road, Waterford, NY  12188.
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Election of Board of Education Members
Voters will be asked to elect two Board of Education members to three-years terms on May 21, 2019.  

May 21, 2019 BUDGET VOTE RESULTS
2019 - 2020 District Budget
$21,196,493
Passed:  161 yes; 30 no

Board of Education Candidates
Denise Carutasu: Elected to a three-year term
Tammi Dehler: Elected to a three-year term

The Board of Education would like the thank the community for their support of public education in the Waterford-Halfmoon Union Free School District.

General information about the budget process and voting
On the third Tuesday of each May, New York State residents go to the polls to vote on the annual school district budget and to elect members of the Board of Education.

District residents can now look up their school tax information using the link below.

NYS PROPERTY TAX LEVY CAP INFORMATION