Budget Deliberation Sessions: Q&A Between Board and Administration

  • Rochester City School District Budget Deliberation Sessions feature discussion between the Board of Education and district administration regarding the Proposed Budget for the 2023-24 school year. These discussions center on the Board Budget Question Log, which is organized into rounds based on budget presentations made and specific sections of the Proposed Budget book.

Round 1

Round 2

  • This round centers around questions on Schools and related Position Summaries. All questions were submitted by Board Commissioners for round 2 on April 10, 2023 and responses received on April 23, 2023.

Key Budget Dates

  • December 2022

    Thursday, December 15

    Budget Builders meet with the Preview Finance Committee (preliminary budget presentation)

    Tuesday, December 20
    2023-24 Budget Calendar and budget development procedures presented for BOE review in the Finance Committee. Presentation on the 2023-24 preliminary budget forecast, budget assumptions, and alignment to Board Goals and the State Monitor Fiscal Plan and discussion of Board priorities were conducted in the Finance Committee.

    Thursday, December 22
    2023-24 Budget Calendar presented for adoption in Business Meeting

    February 2023

    Tuesday, February 14
    A special Meeting was convened as a Finance Committee of the Whole Meeting for the presentation of the District & East EPO Superintendents to present the 2023-24 Budget to the BOE (PowerPoint overview). Preliminary budget and CIP documents were presented following the meeting.

    Wednesday, February 15
    Annual suspension of the purchasing of materials, supplies, books, and equipment, in accordance with the District’s Fiscal Plan.

    March 2023

    Wednesday, March 1
    2023-24 RCSD Budget Due to the State Monitor for her review (Deadline in accordance with State legislation)

    Tuesday, March 14, Central Office at 5:30 p.m.
    The Finance Committee Chair hosts a Community Budget Seminar | Watch Live | Presentation

  • April 2023

    Monday, April 3
    Deadline to provide Proposed Budget, State Monitor Findings and any budget amendments to the public via the District’s website (Deadline in accordance with State legislation—7 days prior to the public budget hearing)

    Wednesday, April 12
    Traditional Public Budget Hearing

    Tuesday, April 18
    State Monitor’s presentation on the 2023-24 Budget during the Special meeting following the ESA COW (Deadline in accordance with State legislation—45 days from budget adoption)  

    Thursday, April 20
    1st Budget Deliberation Session | Round 1 Q&A

    Wednesday, April 26
    2nd Budget Deliberation Session | Round 2 Q&A  

    May 2023

    Wednesday, May 3
    3rd Budget Deliberation Session | Round 3 Q&A  

    Friday, May 5
    Board Memo w/ Summary of Final Board Concerns sent to the Administration

    Tuesday, May 9
    Special Board Meeting for Budget Adoption

    Wednesday, May 10
    Summary of 2023-24 RCSD Budget Transmittal and Final 2023-24 Budget due to City Hall

    Thursday, May 11
    Final 2023-24 RCSD Budget due to City Hall (At least 33 days before City Council vote)

    Friday, May 26
    RSCD Budget Hearing with City Council at City Hall  

    June 2023

    Thursday, June 8
    RSCD/City Council Joint Budget Hearing at City Hall    

    Tuesday, June 20
    City Council Budget Vote