Overall spending has decreased by twenty six thousand seven hundred and eighty seven dollars. The tax levy increase has increased at one percent at one hundred and sixty eight thousand five hundred and eighty seven dollars Music. How will a one percent increase to the tax levy affect my tax bill? These figures are estimated based on the 2020 2021 property assessments and have been calculated without exemptions. Estimated increase to taxes is based on 20 cents per 1 000 assessed Music. New york state has provided school districts with money from two federal stimulus sources. Money from these grants must be used for specific purposes related to the covet 19 pandemic and cannot be used in place of revenues in the general fund budget. These grants will be accounted for in the special aid fund. As per the new york state legislature, items that may have been purchased in the general fund may be purchased under the grant parameters. Stimulus money may not be placed in school district reserves. At least 29 of the money must be spent to address learning loss through the implementation of evidence based interventions such as summer learning or summer enrichment, extended day, comprehensive after school programs or extended school year programs and ensure that such interventions respond to students, academic, social and Emotional needs and address the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus here is a breakdown of our school budget. 79 percent of the money goes towards instruction. 10 of the money goes towards general support.
Seven percent of the money goes towards pupil transport. Two percent of the money goes towards school lunch and two percent of the budget goes towards debt service. This year. Voters will decide on two propositions. Proposition 1 is the 2021 2022 general fund budget. Shall the board of education of the homer central school district be authorized to expend the sum set forth in the same amount of forty four million two hundred and sixty six thousand one hundred and fifty two dollars to levy the necessary tax? Therefore, 2 is for bus leasing. Shall the following resolution be adopted, resolve that, pursuant to chapter 472 of the session laws of 1998, the board of education of the homer central school district is hereby authorized to lease and expend their for including costs incidental thereto and amount? Not to exceed the estimated maximum cost of eight hundred and twenty thousand dollars and for a term to not exceed five years. The following vehicles: six 66 passenger school buses and one 54 passenger wheelchair bus. The following seats are up for a vote on the board of education trustees for a term of three years. This year, absentee ballots will not be sent to every household absentee. Ballots are available for voters who are residents of the district, but will not be able to physically vote in person to vote by absentee ballot. You must first obtain an absentee ballot application in one of two ways: contact the district clerk kelly jacobon at 607, 749 7241.
Homercentral.Org, you can also download an absentee ballot application at www.homercentral.org. Completed. Applications must be received by the district clerk at least seven days before the election. If the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, completed, applications must be received by the district clerk at least one day before the election. If the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter Music, anyone can pick up multiple absentee ballot applications, but only the voter can personally pick up an absentee ballot. The absentee ballot must reach the office of the district clerk no later than five o’clock pm on tuesday may 18, 2021 Music. Please come out and vote on tuesday may 18 2021 at the homer training and education center next to homer high school. The voting hours are from seven o’clock am until nine o’clock p.m. Thank you for taking the time to view this presentation.