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2020-2021 Budget Information

 Last Updated 5/14/2020 

As information becomes available, links will become active.     

Welcome to the Carle Place UFSD 2020-2021 budget information webpage. This page is designed to provide Carle Place School District residents with budget information in a transparent manner. The budget that is presented initially is one that is prepared by district administrators with direction from the Board of Education. However, with Board and community input, the budget that is adopted in the Spring is ultimately that of the Board of Education.

Please check back often as the information contained on this webpage will change as the budget development process continues. 

Questions about the budget may be addressed to either:

Dr. Christine Finn, Superintendent of Schools at 622-6575 or

Mr. Kevin Coffey, Asst. Supt. for Business at 622-6451 or

Any member of the Board of Education


 Propositions  Tax Levy Cap Information
 Quick Facts  Expenditure Information
 Budget Meetings & Dates to Remember  Other Required Publications
 Revenue Information  Budget Postcard
 Budget Newsletter 2020  


The 2020-2021 budget, current Version 3B.1, as adopted by the Board of Education, totals: $51,086,433.

    This represents a 1.72%  change from the current year budget.

The estimated 2020-2021 Tax Levy is: $43,948,766.

     This represents a 1.74% change from the current year tax levy.

The Allowable Maximum Tax Levy Under the Tax Cap is currently:  $43,948,766 or a  1.74% change. The estimated tax levy is at the allowable amount.

For additional information and details, including information on the tax cap, please see below.

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Residents will be asked to vote on the proposed 2020-2021 budget. Details of the proposed budget can be found on this web page.



Shall the Board of Education be authorized pursuant to Section 3651 of the Education Law to establish a Capital Reserve Fund to be known as the “District-wide Equipment, Renovations, Reconstruction, and Construction Reserve Fund 2020” in an ultimate amount not to exceed the total estimated cost of $10,000,000, which shall be for the purpose of the following projects: acquiring capital equipment; paying the costs for the renovation, reconstruction and construction of District buildings, including planning costs, site work and renovation, reconstruction and construction costs and shall be funded by the unexpended appropriations and/or excess revenue in any given school year, as well as transfers from other reserve funds pursuant to applicable law, with a probable term of fifteen (15) years.



Shall the Board of Education be authorized pursuant to General Municipal Law Section 6-d and Education Law Section 3651, to transfer Four Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($450,000) from the Repair Reserve Fund established by the voters on May 15, 2018, to the Capital Reserve Fund established by the voters on May 16, 2017 known as the “District-wide Equipment, Renovations, Reconstruction, and Construction Reserve Fund 2017”.



The term of Mr. John DiFrisco and Mr. Anthony Bulzomi  ends on June 30, 2020. Residents will be asked to vote for the election of two (2) members to the Board of Education for a three year term commencing on July 1, 2020.

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All meetings are held at 8PM in the HS North Cafeteria, unless otherwise indicated.

Details and/or handouts will be made available by clicking the link on any particular topic.  

Upcoming Meetings:        

  • April 2nd, 8PM, ZOOM - Budget Adoption
  • May 26th, 8PM, ZOOM-Annual Budget Hearing/Meet the Candidates 
  • June 9th, 5PM, Absentee Ballot-Budget Vote & BOE Trustee Election 

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The tax levy cap legislation continues to effect school district budgets, including the 2020-2021 school year (this proposed budget).

It is important to note that the cap is on the growth in the tax levy (the amount of taxes collected to run the district) and not a cap on tax rates or individual tax bills. Tax bills will fluctuate, up or down, in amounts that may exceed 2%.

The information presented here is designed to provide residents with the components of the actual calculation for Carle Place UFSD. Changes to the maximum tax levy amount may have a direct impact on the proposed budgeted expenditures, absent any additional revenue sources (i.e. state aid).

The tax levy cap also sets budget approval requirements. A proposed budget with a resulting tax levy at or below the cap requires only a simple majority for approval. A proposed budget that exceeds the cap requires a 60% majority of voters for approval.

The following are reproduced with permission from Capital Region and Questar III BOCES:


Calculation of Carle Place UFSD Maximum Allowable Levy 

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2020-2021 Annual Report on Budget Development

2020-2021 Budget -  Summary and Details


2020-2021 Budget -  3 Part Format - This format is required by NYS law and reports budgeted expenditures in 3 categories, namely administrative, program (instructional) and capital.

Budget Analysis - The links below will bring you to the 2020-2021 budget in formats that allow for a different view of budgeted expenditures. The budget is grouped in two different formats, by building and by function. The budget is further delineated by the type of expense, i.e. payroll, benefit, supply, contractual, BOCES, textbook and other costs.

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In accordance with NYS law, the following additional documents are required to be provided to district residents:

Links to these documents will become active as the information becomes available. 

School District Report Card Information (Current is for 2018-2019 School Year)



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