Friday, May 28, 2010

West Hempstead Budget Vote

Since the original budget proposal was rejected on May 18th, more than $1.65 million has been cut from the original budget proposal. These reductions cuts spanned all areas of the school district operation including:
-Academic, Athletic and Co-curricular activities
-Administrative, Faculty and Support personnel
-Supply and Equipment Allocations

The revised budget proposal brings a budget to budget increase of 0.54% (down from 3.69%), and a projected tax levy increase of 4.9% (down from 9.4%).

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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

West Hempstead School Budget Update

A resident has requested we post the most recent Fiscal Accountability Supplement for West Hempstead at In addition, we have posted West Hempstead’s most recent District Report Card. Both of these documents are from the New York State Department of Education website. In addition, copies had previously been made available for review by the public since May 4th as an attachment to the 2010-2011 Proposed Budget in all public school Main Offices, in the office of the District Clerk and at the West Hempstead Public Library.

Here are direct links to the documents:

Fiscal Accountability Supplement

New York State District Report Card

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