he public school districts within the Town of Wappinger held their budget hearings Monday night. District Elections to Take Place on December 18, 2021
Both Wappinger Town Supervisor Richard L. Thurston and Fishkill Town Supervisor Ozzy Albra have committed to making the public aware of the upcoming School District elections taking place in both municipalities. The Wappingers Central and Beacon City school districts held their annual public hearings Monday for the districts’ budgets to be voted on by the public on Tuesday, December 18, 2021. At these public hearings, district representatives presented each district’s proposed budget for the 2021-2022 school year, reviewed changes, and offered perspective on how school taxes will affect taxpayers in each district.
Wappingers Central School District Superintendent Dr. Dwight Bonk said the district’s proposed budget for 2021-2022 fell within the New York State tax levy increase cap of 1.23 percent. During the budget presentation, Bonk said if the budget is adopted, a majority of homeowners can expect their tax bill to increase between $65 and $200.
Click the red button below to watch Dr. Bonk present the proposed budget. Fast forward to 8:55 to see him break down how the budget will affect you as a taxpayer.