Wallkill Valley school passes 2014-15 budget


Make text smaller Make text larger




The Wallkill Valley Board of Education adopted its $15,133,033 budget for the upcoming 2014-15 school year on April 29.

According to school Business Administrator and Board Secretary Joseph P. Hurley, Jr., the budget will call for a $9,793,530 tax levy, calculated from the school's four sending districts: Franklin, Hamburg, Hardyston, and Ogdensburg. The levy is a $170,838 increase from the 2013-14 budget.

There will be slight increases in Franklin and Hardyston, and Hamburg will see a 6 percent decrease from this prior year. Ogdensburg, however, will see a rather large increase by almost 25 percent. There are two things driving it: the ratio of students went up by 20 percent from state calculations and also assessed values went down significantly.

Wallkill Valley will receive an additional $23,430 in state aid over last year's total. The district expects to receive $4,668,564 in state aid.

The school will see a $190,317 decrease for any costs associated with students who are placed in schools outside of Wallkill Valley. This includes Special Education, juvenile detention, and Vocational Technical students.

The budget also includes a withdrawal from the Capital Reserve account of $180,000 to fund the replacement of the gymnasium floor, Hurley said.

Although slightly less than last year, the Special Revenue Fund, which includes federal and state grants, like No Child Left Behind and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), will have $210,365.

Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Sussex County Prosecutor's Office
Dec. 4
John I. Phalon, 33, of Sussex pleaded guilty to third-degree Uttering a Forged Instrument.
Sentencing is presently scheduled for Jan. 26, 2018.
The defendant...

Read more »

Crystal Springs offers Christmas menu
Crystal Tavern’s three-course Christmas menu ($69, $98 with wine pairing) features starters such as the creamy Pheasant...
Read more »

Anzelone named top producer
Kevin Colman, President of BHHS Gross and Jansen Realtors is proud to announce
Peter “Pete” Anzelone is...

Read more »
Image

Church plans annual Christmas cantata
The Holy Counselor Lutheran Church in Vernon, is presenting their tenth Annual Christmas Cantata on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 16,...
Read more »

VIDEOS



E-NEWSLETTER

Sign up to get our newsletter emailed to you every week!

  • Enter your email address in the box below.
  • Select the newsletters you would like to subscribe to.
  • Click the 'SUBSCRIBE' button.

* indicates required
Community Newspapers


MOST READ

Entertainment
Capitol Steps to perform in Morristown
  • Dec 8, 2017
Entertainment
Rick Springfield to perform solo
  • Dec 8, 2017
Local News
Anzelone named top producer
  • Dec 11, 2017
Entertainment
Church plans annual Christmas cantata
  • Dec 11, 2017

MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Lafayette, NJ