PROVIDING A 21 CENTURY EDUCATION FOR OUR STUDENTS

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General Support
2007-2008 2,272,150 2008-2009 2,383,373 % CHANGE + 4.9
+ Contractual services for third party administration of 403(B) Plan + GASB 45 Actuarial Study + Internal claims auditor + Gas and Electric Increases + Service charges for new student and financial packages

$ CHANGE 111,223

Enrollment Totals
Grade K-4 5-8 9-12 GED 2006-2007 418 397 415 8 2007-08 382 384 414 3

Instruction
2007-2008 11,329,799 2008-2009 11,684,844 % CHANGE + 3.13
+ Salary increases + Project Lead the Way – High School - 1.5 teaching positions

$ CHANGE 355,045

Transportation
2007-2008 908,494 2008-2009 952,394 % CHANGE + 4.83
+ Gasoline, Diesel 25% increase + Parts for lo-diesel buses

$ CHANGE 43,900

Community Service
2007-2008 16,004 2008-2009 3,500 % CHANGE - 78.1
- Community Service Coordinator duties absorbed by administrative position

$ CHANGE - 12,504

Undistributed
2007-2008 5,438,234 2008-2009 5,644,912 % CHANGE + 3.8
+ Health Insurance - Worker’s Compensation - BAN (principal and interest reduced by 5%)

$ CHANGE 206,678

Interfund
2007-2008 22,500 2008-2009 22,500 % CHANGE 0% $ CHANGE 0

Total Budget
2007-2008 General Support Instruction Transportation Community Service Undistributed Interfund Transfers TOTAL 2,272,150 11,329,799 908,494 16,004 5,438,234 22,500 19,987,181 2008-2009 2,383,373 11,684,844 952,394 3,500 5,644,912 22,500 20,691,523

Expenditures
Undistributed 27% Instruction 57%

General Support 12%
Transportation 5%

Other 0%

Williamson Central School District
Budget 07-08 Budget 08-09 $ Increase % Increase State-wide Contingent level $ 19,987,181 20,691,523 704,342 + 3.52 % 3.36 %

Governor’s Proposal State Aid to Wayne County Districts *
% Change (base aid) Williamson District 1 District 2 District 3 District 4 District 5 District 6 District 7 District 8 District 10 District 11 3% 8% 5% 17% 11% 9% 10% 6% 8% 13% 11%
* Without

Revenue

building aid

STATE AID COMPARISONS
25,000,000 20,000,000 15,000,000 10,000,000 5,000,000 0 0102 0203 0304 0405 0506 0607 0708 0809
52.43 51.6 49.2 48.4 51.61 51.51 52

50.98

Budget State A id

Revenue
Property Tax 41% State Aid 53%

Interest

Williamson Central School District
Tax Rate 07-08/ $1,000 Assessed Tax Rate 08-09/ $1,000 Assessed Increase $22.43

$22.97 $0.54

Proposition 1
Shall the proposed budget for the 2008-2009 school year, in the amount of $20,691,523 be approved?

Proposition 2
Bus Purchases
•Two (2) new 65 passenger buses •Two (2) 28 passenger vans •One (1) 7 passenger mini-van Estimated maximum costs of up to $299,500 How will these be paid for? •State Aid •Up to $100,000 from the Bus Reserve Fund

NO IMPACT ON TAXES

STAR Exemptions
School Year 2008-09

• Basic Star: First $32,190 of a property assessment is exempt from taxation • Enhanced Star: First $60,950 (estimate) of a property assessment is exempt from taxation

Effect of Basic STAR
Assessed Value of Property 100,000 Basic STAR Exemption* (32,190) Taxable Value 67,810 Estimated Taxes Without Basic STAR exemption 2,297 School Taxes Payable After Basic STAR exemption* 1,588 Effective Tax Rate per $1,000 of full assessed value 15.58

Effect of Enhanced STAR
Assessed Value of Property 100,000 Basic STAR Exemption* (60,950) Taxable Value 39,050 Estimated Taxes Without Basic STAR exemption 2,297 School Taxes Payable After Basic STAR exemption* 897 Effective Tax Rate per $1,000 of full assessed value $8.97

District Highlights
• District recognized by the Board of Regents as a “High Performing/Gap Closing” for the second year in a row. • 91% of our seniors earned Regents diplomas, with 57% earning Advanced Regents Diplomas • District-wide 58% of our students are high achieving

Elementary School
• Academic Achievements • Enrichment • Academic Intervention System • Project Try • School Musical • Storytelling Festival • Technology Integration • T.V. Free Week • Community Service

Middle School Highlights
• • • • • • • • • • • Academic Achievements Cross Curricular Activities Social Skills Programs Academic Intervention Services Project Lead the Way Student Activities, Guest Speakers and Clubs Athletics and Music Active Learning at all Grade Levels Integrated Technology Grade Level Team Building Restoration Project and Feed the World Initiative

High School Highlights
• • • • • • • • • • • • Academic Excellence Achievement Celebrations Challenging & Enriching Curriculum including Gemini & AP Exciting Elective Courses Athletics, Music & the Arts Community Service & Service Learning Opportunities Musical Opportunities and Performances Extra-Curricular Opportunities & Clubs Mentoring & Leadership Opportunities Active Learning & Technology Integration Once-in-a-Lifetime Events & Special Memories Opportunities to Shape the Future…and much, much more !

The Bottom Line
The tax rate will increase $.54 per thousand, which is a 2.42% increase from last year. WITHOUT STAR EXEMPTION

Proposition 1
Shall the proposed budget for the 2008-2009 school year, in the amount of $20,691,523 be approved?

Proposition 2
Bus Purchases
•Two (2) new 65 passenger buses •Two (2) 28 passenger vans •One (1) 7 passenger mini-van Estimated maximum costs of up to $299,500 How will these be paid for? •State Aid •Up to $100,000 from the Bus Reserve Fund

NO IMPACT ON TAXES

Education: The Best Investment We Can Make in the Future
Education is really the engine of our community. People want to come here because they know their children will get the kind of education that prepares them for the future. That’s why our property values are going up. Our community expects a lot from our schools. We wouldn’t want it any other way.

QUESTIONS?