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2021-2022 Budget Development

Budget Summary

On April 13, 2021, the Ithaca City School District Board of Education adopted the final budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year in the amount of $145,179,885. Click here to view the Budget Presentation Report. Additional information on the proposed budget can be found in the documents linked below.

REVENUE
2020–2021
2021–2022
CHANGE
State Aid
$31,134,573 
$33,990,223 
9.17%
Other Revenue
$6,105,308 
$5,049,000 
(17.30%)
Federal Support, Reserves,
and Fund Balance
$6,824,945 
$10,615,170
55.53%
Local Property Tax Levy
$92,777,822 
$95,525,492 
2.96%
TOTAL
$136,842,648 
$145,179,885 
6.09%
APPROPRIATIONS
2020–2021
2021–2022
CHANGE
Salary
$61,161,414 
$64,552,089 
5.54%
Fringe Benefits
$35,713,228 
$37,382,391 
4.67%
BOCES
$17,679,614 
$18,356,196 
3.83%
Debt Service
$8,629,511 
$10,139,720 
17.50%
Other
$13,658,881 
$14,749,489 
7.98%
TOTAL
$136,842,648 
$145,179,885 
6.09%
 

Budget Vote and Election

This year's budget vote and school board election will take place on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Visit ithacacityschools.org/vote for details.

Budget Development Updates Presented to the Board

Visit ithacacityschools.org/board for information on upcoming Board of Education voting meetings and work sessions. 

April 27, 2021
Board Voting Meeting

I. Budget Notice Adoption (22:37)

 
 
April 20, 2021
Finance Work Session

I. FY22 Budget (24:16)

 
 
April 13, 2021
Board Voting Meeting

I. Budget Presentation and Adoption (57:26)
II. Property Tax Report Card Adoption (1:58:53)

 
 
April 6, 2021
Budget Development Session

I. Budget Development Discussion (2:09)

 
 
March 16, 2021
Finance Work Session

I. Special Ed. Budget Development (7:33)
II. Revenue Projections; Fund Balance & Reserves; COVID Spending (38:37)

 
 
March 9, 2021
Legislative Advocacy Work Session

I. Budget Advocacy (19:52)

 
 
February 16, 2021
Finance Work Session

I. TST BOCES Budget Presentation (5:23)
II. Technology Budget Development (36:06)
III. Tax Cap Calculation Estimate (1:00:32)
IV. Understanding SD Budgets (1:03:17)

 
 
January 26, 2021
Board Voting Meeting
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I. Budget: Revenue (30:16)

 
 
January 19, 2021
Finance Work Session
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I. Facilities Budget and Capital Outlay (6:49)
II. Tax Cap - Initial Factors (22:24)
III. Budget Communication Planning (29:28)

 
 
December 22, 2020
Board Voting Meeting
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I. Budget Calendar Adoption (1:10:39)

 
 
December 15, 2020
Finance Work Session
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I. Transportation Budget (10:22)
II. Budget Communication Planning (35:11)

 
 
November 17, 2020
Finance Work Session
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I. three + one Report and Policy Review (5:11)
II. PILOTs Overview (29:11)
III. State Aid Fact Sheet (46:18)

 
 
October 20, 2020
Finance Work Session
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I. Expenditure: Staffing Reopen ICSD (22:27)
II. Revenue: What We Know To-Date (42:34)

 
 
September 15, 2020
Finance Work Session
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I. Reopening Spending to Date (1:25:14)

 
 
August 18, 2020
Finance Work Session
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I. Reopening Spending to Date (5:07)
II. Overview of State Aid (27:37)
III. Fund Balance for FY20 (50:05)