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This page provides links to current and past budget and tax information.

2018-19 Budget

Key numbers-proposed 2018-19 budget

  • Total spending—$44,975,000; down .26 percent or $119,500 compared to the current year
  • Tax levy—$8,436,000; increase of $140,200 or 1.69 percent tax levy increase

Key dates

Required budget information

Required budget information online  – New York State law requires that school districts post certain budget information online for the public to review. Below find PDFs of each required report. Copies are also available from the district office and each school office.

  • 2018-19 Three Part Budget (PDF)—the district’s proposed expenditures broken down into three categories (administration, instruction and capital.
  • 2018-19 Budget Expenditure Detail (PDF)—the district’s proposed expenditures by line.
  • 2018-19 Budget Revenue Detail (PDF)—the district’s proposed revenues by line.
  • 2018-19 Budget Notice (PDF)—a one-page document that compares the district’s proposed budget, tax levy, and three-part budget components to last year’s adopted budget, voting information and projected STAR savings.
  • 2018-19 Property Tax Report Card (PDF)—the district’s property tax levy calculation and information related to the district’s reserve funds. This is also available for the NYS Education Department as an Excel spreadsheet.
  • Central Valley CSD 2016-17 School Fiscal Report Card (PDF)—Complete data may  be viewed on the NYS Education Department website.
  • Property Exemption—listing of properties that are exempt from school property taxes. This includes both tax exempt properties and properties covered under Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) agreements.
  • 2018-19 Administrative Salary Disclosure (PDF)—the superintendent’s and assistant superintendent’s salaries, benefits and other compensation.

Mark your calendar to vote May 15

Central Valley School District residents will go to the polls on Tuesday, May 15 to vote on the 2017-18 school budget. Polls are open noon-8 p.m. in the Central Valley Academy small gym, 111 Frederick St., Ilion. To vote, you must be at least 18 years old, a U.S. citizen, and a resident of the school district at least 30 days prior to the vote.

Timeline of a school budget

Most people only become aware of school budgets when the local media begins running budget stories or school districts begin holding budget meetings. The truth is that the budget process begins long before. Here is a timeline that explains the school district’s budget process.

Paying your tax bill

Early in September, Herkimer County prints and mails Central Valley CSD’s property tax bills. Taxes must be paid in full and are due no later than Oct. 1. Taxes paid after Oct. 1 are subject to a 2 percent fee. Taxes may be paid by mail or in person.

  • To pay by mail, make checks payable to Cherri L Hyer, Central Valley CSD Receiver of Taxes and mail to:

Cherri L Hyer
Central Valley CSD Receiver of Taxes
PO Box 160
Mohawk, NY 13407

  • To pay in person:

66 E Main St, Mohawk, NY
9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Mon.-Fri.
Phone: 315-866-0500
The office is closed Labor Day and Columbus Day.