Public Budget Hearing | April 14, 2022

The 2022-23 Budget Process

How to Participate

  • The Rochester Board of Education will conduct a Public Budget Hearing on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 5:30 p.m.  During this hearing, the Board will welcome parents, students, staff, and community members to provide feedback on the District’s proposed budget for the ’22 – ’23 school year.

    Please be advised that the only topic that may be addressed at Thursday’s hearing is the '22 – '23 budget. Interested participants may email the Board of Education at or call 262-8525 to participate by noon on Thursday to sign up to speak. Participants may sign up to speak at the hearing virtually or in-person, and must state this preference at the time of sign-up. Virtual participants will be e-mailed a Zoom link to enter the meeting proceedings prior to the hearing. Written comments may also be sent to the Board of Education e-mail address.

    The public may access the proposed Budget, State Monitor findings, and any budget amendments via the District’s website here

Key Budget Dates

  • Tuesday, February 15 at 5:30 p.m.
    Presentation on the 2022-23 preliminary budget forecast, budget assumptions and alignment to the strategic/fiscal plan and discussion of Board priorities conducted in the Finance Committee

    Wednesday, March 2 at 5:30 p.m.
    Finance Committee Chair hosts Public Budget Webinar Event | View Video and Presentation

    Tuesday, March 15 at 5:30 p.m. 
    Special Meeting convened as a Finance Committee of the Whole Meeting to Consider Updates to the 2022 - 23 Budget Process | View Video and Presentation

    Tuesday, March 22 at 5:30 p.m.
    Special Meeting convened as a Finance Committee of the Whole Meeting for the presentation of the District & East EPO Superintendents to present 2022-23 Budget to the BOE (PowerPoint overview). Draft Budget Book and CIP Book presented following the meeting 

    Thursday, March 24 at 5:30 p.m.
    State Monitor’s presentation on the 2022-23 Budget during the March Business Meeting (Deadline in accordance with State legislation—45 days from budget adoption) | View State Monitor's Presentation

    Thursday, April 7 
    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)

    Thursday, April 14 at 5:30 p.m.
    Public Budget Hearing
    VideoSpeakers List | Speakers Comments

  • Tuesday, April 26 at 5:30 p.m.
    1st Budget Deliberation Session | Video

    Thursday, May 5 at 5:30 p.m. 
    2nd Budget Deliberation Session

    Monday, May 9 
    Board Memo w/ Summary of Final Board Concerns sent to the Administration

    Tuesday, May 10 at 5:30 p.m.
    Special Board Meeting for Budget Adoption 

    Wednesday, May 11 
    Summary of 2022-23 RCSD Budget Transmittal and Final 2022-23 Budget due to City Hall

    Thursday, May 12 
    Final 2022-23 RCSD Budget due to City Hall (Date set by City) (At least 33 days before City Council approval)

    Tuesday, May 31 at 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
    RCSD Budget Hearing with City Council at 3:30 p.m. | Video
    Joint Council/Board Public Hearing at 5:30 p.m. | Video

    Tuesday, June 14 at 7:30 p.m.
    City Council Budget Approval at 7:30 p.m. (Date set by City)