Presentation of a 2021-22 Rome college district draft price range, retirement plans for longtime district Athletic Director Michael Stamboly, and approval of lacrosse applications for the present college yr are amongst gadgets earlier than the Board of Training tonight.
The beginning of the board assembly at 5 p.m. immediately is anticipated to go to a closed govt session to debate contract negotiations and authorized issues. The common public session is anticipated to start out at 6 p.m.
The assembly won’t be open to public attendance as a result of COVID-19 concerns. However the public can entry it by a digital Zoom format utilizing a hyperlink at https://moric-org.zoom.us/j/91718429272 on-line. On the agenda.
• District Superintendent Peter C. Blake stated he will likely be giving a 2021-2022 price range presentation.
It is going to be the primary public evaluation of the proposed spending plan that will take impact July 1; college district officers have been compiling the draft price range, which will likely be topic to highschool board dialogue and potential revisions earlier than the board’s scheduled approval of a proposed price range by April 20. Public approval will likely be sought in a Could 18 vote.
The district’s present 2020-21 price range is $122.6 million, up about $5.9 million from 2019-20. Its main funding sources embody state monetary assist and a neighborhood property tax levy.
The district as of March 1 submitted a tax cap of two.32%, Director of Enterprise and Finance David Dreidel instructed the board at its March 11 assembly. March 1 was the date for the district to submit its tax levy restrict to the state, reflecting how a lot of a tax enhance doubtlessly might be sought primarily based on state tax-cap formulation. Dreidel additionally famous on the March 11 assembly that information has been offered for the board relating to various ranges for a possible tax levy, together with impacts if the quantities had been or weren’t levied.
As for government-related monetary assist, totals introduced in January in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed 2021-22 state price range would replicate a 1.41% enhance for the Rome district if enacted. A closing 2021-22 state price range is to take impact April 1.
• Stamboly, who’s Director of Bodily Training, Athletics and Well being & Well being Providers, will retire efficient July 15, 2024, in response to an agenda decision to just accept his retirement.
Stamboly has been the district’s athletic director since 2006. Amongst his prior positions he was an assistant principal at Strough Center College.
• A decision requires the board to approve lacrosse athletics for the present 2020-21 college yr.
The approval can be for spring 2021 girls and boys lacrosse, Blake stated Wednesday. He defined “lacrosse is taken into account high-risk” as a sport amid the COVID-19 scenario, and Oneida County “requires board approval to run these applications.”