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School budget

School district taxes will rise higher than budget projection, after court order reduces assessment of Route 58 hotel properties

by Sep 29, 2023
A successful tax grievance lawsuit by the owner of two route 58 hotels reduced the property tax obligations of the hotels and will increase the school district’s tax levy by more than half a million dollars.

Riverhead voters approve budget, elect Healy, Murphy, Redmond and Scudder to school board

by May 16, 2023
Riverhead school district voters approved a $192 million spending plan for the 2023-2024 school year Tuesday by a vote of 1,333 to 769 — a margin of 63% to 37%.

Adopted state budget includes happy surprise for Riverhead schools: $19.6 million jump in aid, nearly $9 million more than projected by...

by May 8, 2023
The Riverhead Central School District is now expected to receive $76.1 million in state aid for the coming school year, an increase of $19.6 million — or 34.6% — over the current school year and about $8.8 million more than anticipated in the budget the school board adopted last month.

School board OKs $20 million spending increase for next school year, requiring 1% tax levy hike

by Apr 24, 2023
Riverhead Central School District voters will be asked to approve a 1% tax levy increase at the polls next month, to support a $192 million spending plan for the 2023-2024 school year.

Seven candidates running for four school board seats, as proposed $192.4 million budget is slated for board adoption Wednesday

by Apr 18, 2023
A field of seven candidates will vie for four seats in next month's school board vote, but there's only one incumbent among them.

School officials present budget with $8.9 million gap, which officials say will be plugged before adoption by board at its next...

by Mar 31, 2023
The Riverhead school district administration this week presented a 2023-2024 budget that has a projected $8.9 million gap. The district's business official said the gap will be closed before the Board of Education adopts the budget that will be put on the ballot for voter approval May 16.

Riverhead school board begins consideration of budget for upcoming school year

by Mar 6, 2023
The school board last week had a presentation of the administrations proposals for the general support and debt service aspects of the 2023-2024 budget.

Riverhead’s school budget deserves a ‘yes’ vote

by May 13, 2022
Editorial: The budget proposed by Riverhead school officials is fiscally conservative, while satisfying the educational and social needs of our children, thanks in part to long-overdue increases in state education aid. This budget deserves the community’s support and we urge you to vote “yes” on Tuesday.

School budget hearing draws little comment, board candidates make pitches ahead of vote

by May 12, 2022
The three school board candidates made pitches for election at Tuesday night's school board meeting, after a public hearing on the proposed budget that drew little public comment. The budget vote and board election take place May 17.

School district to hold budget presentations for community ahead of public hearing

by Apr 26, 2022
The Riverhead Central School District will host two budget presentations in the upcoming weeks to field questions from the community in advance of the 2022-2023 budget hearing and vote.