•  2021-22 Budget Banner

Planning Process

  • Testimony to State Legislature
    Presented by Superintendent Lesli Myers-Small before the New York Senate Finance Committee, Assembly Ways and Means Committee, Senate Education Committee, and Assembly Education Committee. Presented January 28, 2021. 

Budget Meetings and Engagements

  • All budget meetings and engagements will be closed for public attendance until further notice. 
    In an effort to ensure transparency and open communication, all Board of Education meetings will be available via the RCSD’s Facebook, YouTube, and the District’s website at www.rcsdk12.org/rcsdtv. Public comment is welcome for special and regular Board meetings via email at BoardOfEducation@RCSDK12.org. For more information, contact (585) 262-8525.

Key Budget Dates

  • Tuesday, February 23 at 5:30 p.m.
    Presentation on the 2021-22 preliminary budget forecast, budget assumptions and alignment to the strategic/fiscal plan conducted in Finance Committee

    Monday, March 1 at 5:30 p.m.
    2021-22 RCSD Budget Due to the State Monitor for her review (Deadline in accordance with State legislation)

    Thursday, March 11 at 5:30 p.m.
    Finance Committee Chair hosts Public Budget Webinar Event via Zoom
    Ask questions about the 2021-22 budget process

    Tuesday, March 16 at 5:30 p.m.
    District & East EPO Superintendents present 2021-22 Budget to the BOE (PowerPoint overview) & State Monitor’s Presentation to the BOE on the 2021-22 Budget in Special Meeting prior to the Finance Committee Meeting (Deadline in accordance with State legislation—45 days from budget adoption)

    Thursday, March 18 at 5:30 p.m.
    Presentation: 2021-22 Operational, Transportion and General support Budget + Budget Deliberation Session

    Tuesday, March 23 at 5:30 p.m.
    Presentation: 2021-22 Debt service and Employee benefits budget + Budget Deliberation Session

    Thursday, April 1 at 5:30 p.m.
    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 from public budget hearing)

    Tuesday, April 6 at 5:30 p.m.
    Presentation: 2021-22 instructional and special education budget + Budget Deliberation Session

  • Thursday, April 8 at 5:30 p.m.
    Traditional Public Budget Hearing

    Tuesday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m.
    Finance Committee Meeting (reserved space for Budget discussions as needed)

    Tuesday, May 4 at 5:30 p.m.
    Board Memo w/ Summary of Final Board Concerns sent to the Administration

    Thursday, May 6 at 5:30 p.m.
    Special Board Meeting for Budget Adoption

    Tuesday, May 11 at 5:30 p.m.
    Summary of 2021-22 RCSD Budget Transmittal and Final 2021-22 Budget due to City Hall

    Thursday, May 13
    Final 2020-21 RCSD Budget due to City Hall (Date set by City) (At least 33 days before City Council approval)

    Wednesday, June 9 at 3:30 p.m.
    Joint Budget Hearing with City Council (Date set by City)

    Wednesday, June 9 at 5:30 p.m.
    Joint Board of Education / City Council Public Hearing (Date set by City)

    Tuesday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m.
    City Council Budget Approval (date set by City)