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2014-2015 Budget

Lakeland Voters Approve the 2014-2015 Budget, Elect Trustees
The Lakeland Central School District's 2014-15 Budget was approved by district voters on Tuesday (May 20) with 941 yes votes and 339 no votes. Elected to three-year terms on the Board of Education were (vote totals) Denise Kness 774, Glen Malia 741, and Rachelle Nardelli 707. The other trustee vote counts were Michael Cherchia 641, Scott Carey 594. The bus proposition was also approved 877 to 379.
2014-2015 Proposed Budget
Click on the links below for information on the 2014-2015 Proposed Budget.
The Board of Education adopted a Proposed 2014-2015 Budget at its budget work session on Thursday, April 3, 2014. The budget totals $161,174,165, an increase of 0.5% from the current year's budget. The district wide tax levy will increase 0.5% which is under the New York State tax cap figure for 2014-2015 of 1.29%.

The vote on the proposed budget is Tuesday, May 20 from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm at the Van Cortlandtville Elementary School, Main Street, Mohegan Lake.

Information on the Proposed 2014-2015 Budget is available in several forms for District residents.  The table below includes links to the budget newsletter, a power point presentation, a video with Superintendent George Stone, and a copy of the budget  For more information, contact the District Office at (914) 245-1700.

2014-2015 Proposed Budget summary document (pdf file).

Lakeland on Focus 2014-2015 Proposed Budget Newsletter (pdf file).

2014-2015 Proposed Budget Presentation (pdf file).

Board of Education 2014-2015 Budget Meeting Schedule

The following are the budget meetings the Board of Education held in preparing the 2014-2015 budget.  Videos of each meeting can be found in the right column.

Date Budget Topic Location
January 9, 2014
Superintendent Dr. George Stone presented an overview of the budget process.
Operation and Maintenance, Transportation, and General Support budgets Administration Building
7:00 PM
February 6, 2014
Debt Service, Technology and Employee Benefits budgets Administration Building
at 7:00 PM

March 6, 2014

Instructional, BOCES and Special Education budgets Administration Building
at 7:00 PM
April 3, 2014

Click here to download the 2014-15 Proposed Budget Summary.
Finalize and adopt 2013-2014 Educational Plan and Budget Administration Building
at 7:00 PM
April 21, 2014 Deadline for Board of Education Candidate Petitions Administration Building
5:00 PM
May 6, 2014 Budget Public Hearing Administration Building
at 7:00 PM
May 20, 2014 2014 - 2015 Budget and Board of Education Trustee Vote 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Van Cortlandtville Elementary School,
3100 East Main St., Route 6,
Mohegan Lake, NY