It's for the kids and it will only cost you a few cents a day !
Residents you must read the budget not the headlines as where your money is going...
Snippets of the sales pitch from some of our long island schools for their school proposed budget 2011-2012. Well at least our kids will know how to sell a car after they graduate from high school !
38¢ per day or $139.25 per year.
This equates to a yearly increase of:
Smithtown $168 Islip $184 or per day Smithtown $0.46 Islip $0.50
Hempstead School District Budget 2011-2012
Proposed Budget is $6.7 Million LESS than a Contingency Budget.
Difference between the Proposed Budget and a Contingency Budget is LESS than 10¢ per day for the average homeowner.
Seaford School District Budget 2011-2012
The budget plan reached late on the evening of April 7 calls for a budget to budget spending increase of 2.92%. This will result in a tax levy increase of 8.99% over the current year. The contingency level budget for Seaford would be a 2.26% increase with a tax levy increase of 8.12%.
The lowest budget-to budget and tax levy increase in 12 years. Budget-to-budget increase of 1.72% Tax levy increase of 1.64%
3.95% Tax Levy Increase
$25.03 Per Month*
3.39% Tax Levy Increase
$21.47 Per Month*
Using the Tax-Rate Analysis chart (below), residents can compare the different tax rate percentages. As the chart shows, it takes more than $500,000 to reduce the Tax Rate by 1%. This means reducing the Tax-Rate increase to 4% requires cutting an additional $2 million from the budget and drastically affecting our programs, while only marginally decreasing the weekly cost to the average taxpayer by $5.
budget for the average homeowner is approximately 12 cents per day.
|Proposed Budget||Contingency Budget|
Budget to Budget Increase of 1.26% is LOWEST on Record Vote on May 17th. Wow lowest budget increase ever so what's the catch here. Well your taxes are going up by 4.93% but that info is on page 3.
Have fun voting on May 17th, 2011
Sorry I meant to say taking a pay cut on May 17th, 2011 !
It's just few cents a day why worry.