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Budget & Tax Information

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2014-15 Budget Information

 

Port Byron voters approve $20.4 million budget; elect board members

On May 20, Port Byron Central School District voters approved the district's $20.4 million 2014-15 budget proposal, elected three Board of Education members and approved three propositions. Learn more.

 

Click here to read Superintendent Neil O'Brien's April 25 weekly e-message, which outlines the 2014-15 school budget.

Port Byron Central School District's 2014-15 budget newsletter is now available electronically. Click on the image below to review the publication.  

 

 

STAR information

Residents must reapply for Basic Star for 2014

The deadline to register for the New York State Basic STAR exemption has been extended into 2014.

A provision of the 2013-14 New York State Budget requires current Basic STAR recipients to re-register in order to continue receiving their exemption. The change, which kicks in for the 2014 tax year, is part of an effort to make sure that only those recipients who qualify for them are receiving STAR exemptions.

Click on the image below to view a flyer about Understanding New York's STAR Program.

 

 

What is the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA)?

Ending the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA) is a priority for the Port Byron Central School District. The GEA was introduced in 2010 as a way for the state government to close its budget deficit. It did so by spreading the funding shortfall around to all school districts through a GEA reduction to the overall Foundation Aid due to schools.

Click here to watch an informative video about the Gap Elimination Adjustment and how it has cost the Port Byron School District over $8 million in state aid.

Click here to watch a video that is being shown at school advocacy events across New York state. This video outlines how the state budget is affecting our schools.