Budget Information

2019-20 Budget Vote and District Election is May 21
8 a.m to 8 p.m.
Multipurpose Gymnasium

Board of Education Candidates

This year there are four people running for three open Board of Education seats. Each seat is a three-year, non-paid term. The candidates were asked to write a brief article about themselves, which appear here unedited.

Margaret McCarthyMargaret McCarthy
Having spent twenty years in education, I hold degrees in Reading, Elementary Education, Psychology and business. I worked as a Reading Teacher in Brittonkill and in early literacy, family literacy and adult education programs. Prior to my career in education, I spent many years in hospital administrative positions.  My husband Edward is retired from the Watervliet Arsenal. We have two children who graduated from Brittonkill; Moira an orthopedic surgeon in Manhattan, and Edward his wife (Sara) and our two grandchildren. I am seeking a third term on the BOE.

Leah WertzLeah Wertz
Seeking a BOE third term, I am a lifelong educator who has devoted thirty+ years to helping public school students.  With a collegiate background in English Education, Communications, School Counseling and Administration, I am currently a school counselor.  After attending public schools in AR, I have worked in schools in TX, PA and NY throughout my career.  My husband, John Domurad and I have lived in the community since 1999, and have one son, Jackson, Tamarac Class of 2021.  I value strong ethics and citizenship, independent thinkers, being fiscally responsible and empowering students as self-directed learners in our global society.

Lawrence BlanchardLawrence Blanchard
Hi my name is Lawrence Blanchard and reside in the Brittonkill Central school District for the past 24 years I am retired member of Brittonkill Central school District for the past 28 years I own and operate Larraoke Entertainment for the past 15 years so I understand accountability and fiscal responsibility . I am a current member of the Eagle Mills fire company for the past 23 years I have held various offices as chairman of the Board of Directors and president of the executive board as well as EMS lieutenant for one year Thank you Lawrence Blanchard

Jack RoddyJack Roddy
Jack Roddy is Director of Sales at The Desmond Hotel. Born and raised in Cohoes NY Jack graduated from Cohoes High School and attended Siena College.

Jack has worked in various management positions at The Omni Hotel, and The Desmond. Jack is a past President of Meeting Professionals International of Northeastern New York and a member of The Albany Kiwanis Club. Jack and his wife Pam have lived in Brunswick since 1982 and have 3 children John 35, Caitlin 32, and Aaron 20. They also have 2 grandchildren who attend Tamarac Carly 9, and Mackenzie 4.

2019-20School Year Budget Resources

Board Adopts 2019-20 Budget Proposal
2019-20 Budget Hearing Presentation
2019-20 Proposed Budget
2019-20 Budget Newsletter
2019-20 Budget Development Calendar
February 14, 2019 Budget Presentation
March 14, 2019 Budget Presentation

2018-19 School Year Budget Resources

Brunswick CSD 2018-19 School Budget Approved
Board of Education Adopts 2018-19 Proposed Budget
2018-19 Proposed Budget
2018-19 Budget Development Calendar
2018-19 Budget Newsletter

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2017-18 School Year Budget Resources

Brunswick CSD 2017-18 School Budget Approved
2017-18 Proposed Budget
2017-18 Budget Development Calendar
2017-18 Budget Newsletter
Video about 2017-18  Budget

2016-17 School Year Budget Resources

Brunswick (Brittonkill) CSD 2016-17 School Budget Approved
2016-17  Budget (Adopted 4/7/16)
2016-17 Proposed Budget
Budget Development Calendar
Budget Presentations are posted in BoardDocs
2016-17 Budget Newsletter
In-Depth: Schools worry about program cuts amid record low tax cap WNYT, 3/10/16

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Why Isn’t New York’s Property Tax Cap Really “2%”?
Ever wonder why New York’s property tax cap isn’t really a “2% cap” even though elected officials called it that when they passed it? Here is a 4-minute video that explains how the tax cap law includes a formula to determine each school’s tax cap, which rarely works out to 2%.

2014-2015 School Year Budget Resources

2013-2014 School Year Budget Resources

2012-2013 School Year Budget Resources

2011-2012 School Year Budget Resources

2010-2011 School Year Budget Resources

2009-2010 School Year Budget Resources