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2020-2021 School Budget Meeting Dates

2020-2021 Las Fechas de Reuniones del Presupuesto Escolar

Development of a school budget actually begins back in June of each year. Through the thoughtful work of District administrators, program directors and staff, the process is a collaborative effort that results in the thorough examination of our educational programs and practices as well as the operations and infrastructure of the District. In addition, input is received from those in attendance at Board meetings who offer recommendations, and from those who write to the Board regarding the future direction of Chappaqua’s schools.

The following is a list of upcoming meeting dates and scheduled presentations regarding the 2020-2021 School Budget.

Wednesday, January 8
Budget Preview
7:30pm - HGHS, Academic Commons

Tuesday, March 3
Superintendent's Budget Proposal
7:30pm - HGHS, Academic Commons

Wednesday, March 18
Curriculum / Technology / Special Education
7:30pm - HGHS, Academic Commons/LiveStreamed via Zoom

Wednesday, March 25
Athletics / Operations & Maintenance / Non-Instructional / Revenue, Tax Rates, Contingency Budget Presentations
7:30pm - HGHS, Academic Commons/LiveStreamed via Zoom

Wednesday, April 1
Potential 2020-2021 Budget Adjustments
7:30pm - HGHS, Academic Commons/LiveStreamed via Zoom

Wednesday, April 15
2020-2021 Budget Discussion
7:30pm - HGHS, Academic Commons and LiveStreamed via Zoom

Tuesday, April 21
Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES Budget & Election
8:00am - Ed Center/LiveStreamed via Zoom

Wednesday, April 22
Chappaqua PTA Virtual School Budget Forum
6:30pm - Ed Center/LiveStreamed via Zoom
Please join the Chappaqua PTA as they host a livestreamed video presentation on the Superintendent's 2020-2021 Proposed School Budget followed by a Q&A session with: Dr. Christine Ackerman, Superintendent; Mr. John Chow, Assistant Superintendent for business; Dr. Adam Pease, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction and Dr. Tony Sinanis, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources & Leadership Development. The question and answer session will be moderated by the Chappaqua PTA. Please click here to submit a question in advance to submit a question in advance.

Wednesday, April 29
Budget Adoption
7:30pm - HGHS, Academic commons and LiveStream via Zoom

Wednesday, May 6
Chappaqua Public Library Budget
7:30pm - HGHS, Academic Commons and LiveStream via Zoom

Monday, May 11 (More Information)
Board candidates' petitions due
5:00pm - Ed Center

Wednesday, May 27
Budget Hearing
7:00pm - LiveStream via Zoom

Thursday, May 28
LWVNC School/Library Boards Candidates' Night
7:00pm to 9:00pm - Livestream via YouTube

Tuesday, June 9
Budget Votes and Board Elections
Absentee Ballot Only (Automatically sent by the District)
All ballots MUST BE returned to the District Clerk by 5pm