Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD Board of Education Kevin S. Federico, President Cecilia Frey, Vice President Thomas M. Kerr, Jr., Member Lisa A. Fox, Member John Kern, Member
Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD Budget Vote and Election All residents have been mailed a copy of the Proposed 2011-2012 Budget.
Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD Budget Highlights Maintains the integrity of our instructional programs Includes an additional Kindergarten section due to increased enrollment without adding additional staff Maintains a commitment to instructional technology to prepare our students for the 21st century world
Our students continue to score among the highest on Long Island and throughout the state in ELA and Math Our strong special area programs Art, Music, Spanish, Physical Education have students poised to excel in grades 7-12 and beyond Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD Points of Pride
District Challenges Providing Instructional Programs to Meet the Needs of All Students Rising Tuition Costs Loss of Revenues Unfunded State Mandates Rising Costs of Employee Benefits Reduction in State Aid Lower Assessed Valuation Uncertain Economic Climate The BOE acknowledges the economic realities that all Long Islanders are facing. The proposed 2011-2012 budget is fiscally prudent and efficiently maintains the integrity of our instructional programs at a cost taxpayers can afford.
Budget to Budget Comparison 2010-112011-12 Administration 1,026,1691,150,756 Program (K-6) 5,870,3285,849,963 Program (7-12) 4,488,3404,700,843 Capital 452,549470,788 Total 11,837,38612,172,350 Budget-to-Budget Increase 2.83%
Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD % of Total Budget Program 86.68% Administrative 9.45% Capital 3.87%
Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD Tax Rate Calculation Tax Rate equals the amount to be raised by taxes (tax levy) divided by Assessed Property Value of the district.
Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD Tax Rate Calculation 2011-2012 Projected Assessment 2,187,621,092 Projected Tax Levy $11,156,708 Projected Tax Rate $5.10 per $1000
Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD Tax Rate Calculation To figure the tax on your home: Find the assessed value on your tax bill Divide it by 1000 Multiply it by the tax rate On a home in the Remsenburg-Speonk School District assessed at $600,000 the tax increase would be $264 per year.
Southampton Town Tax Projected Rates per $1000 Quogue UFSD $ 1.88 Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD$ 5.10 Westhampton Beach UFSD$ 5.75 East Quogue UFSD$10.21 Hampton Bays UFSD$11.35 Eastport/South Manor UFSD$19.52
Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD RESOLVED, that the Board of Education be authorized to expend the sum of $12,172,350 set forth in budget for the school year 2011-2012, and levy the necessary tax therefor. Proposition No. 1
Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD RESOLVED, that the Board of Education be authorized to contract with the Westhampton Beach UFSD and the Eastport/South Manor CSD for the education of students in Grades 7 through 12. Proposition No. 2
Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD RESOLVED, that the Board of Education be authorized to contract with Suffolk Cooperative Library System for a period of one year only commencing July 1, 2011, for direct access library service, for a sum not to exceed $226,720 in addition to the sums set forth in the budget, and to levy the necessary tax therefor. Proposition No. 3
Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD 10-Year Voting History 2010-112009-102008-092007-082006-072005-062004-052003-04 2002-032001-02
Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD Board Vacancies Two candidates are running for one position for a three-year term: July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2014 Deirdre DeVita Kerry Horton
Remsenburg-Speonk UFSD Qualifications for Voters Who May Vote? Any person who meets these qualifications: A citizen of the United States 18 years of age A resident of the school district for a period of thirty (30) days preceding the date of the vote
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 3:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Remsenburg-Speonk Elementary School Don’t Forgetto Vote!!