DISSEMINATION OF BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS
The Superintendent of Schools shall make budget recommendations available to the Board of Education members prior to the budget hearing in accordance with the budget calendar.
In addition, the Superintendent shall make a copy of the proposed budget available to all district taxpayers at the district office during working hours, not less than seven days prior to the annual meeting.
A summary of the tentative budget ("popularized budget") may be published in a district mailing. In addition, the Board may provide the public with specific, factual information concerning budget recommendations, through news releases to the media, group meetings with members of the public to be held on set dates and times, and the district newsletter.
No district funds may be expended to promote either a favorable or negative opinion of the proposed budget.
Ref: Education Law §§1608; 1716; 2017
Adoption date: January 1, 1993
Reviewed on: February 4, 2003