April 14, 2016
Board of Education adopts $79.9 M Budget Proposal
for 2016-17 – public vote May 17
regular meeting on April 12, the Hilton Central School
District Board of Education adopted a $79.9 million budget
proposal for the 2016-17 school year. This is a 3.97 percent
increase over last year’s budget, which will result in an
estimated 0.4 percent tax rate
decrease in all
district towns if approved by voters on May 17. The decrease
in the tax rate is due to additional state aid.
proud of this year’s proposed budget. The process was
transparent and valued all stakeholders’ input,” said
Superintendent Casey Kosiorek. “This proposed plan is
responsible to the taxpayers and also provides great
opportunities for our students.”
adopted budget qualifies Hilton School District residents
for a property tax rebate because it is under the state
imposed Property Tax Levy Cap. For most property owners,
this will be approximately three percent of their annual
school taxes paid.
of the budget will be available on the Hilton District
A budget newsletter will be mailed to residents in May and a
list of budget presentations will be posted on the website.
Tuesday, May 17, district residents can vote on the budget
proposition as well as a $1,373,294 bus purchase proposition
and four open positions on the Board of Education. Voters
will select three board members to serve three-year terms
and one board member to serve the remaining two years of Dan
Wellington’s term. The terms of Michelle Ames, Barbara
Cutrona and Nancy Pickering will expire June 30.
located at Hilton High School (Parma, Clarkson and Hamlin
residents) and Northwood Elementary School (Greece
residents) will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Voters must be
registered with the Monroe County Board of Elections or with
District Clerk Julie Norris (585-392-1000, ext. 7099) to
vote on May 17. Handicapped accessible parking is available.