Budget Information

2018-2019 Budget Information

Important Dates 

(See full budget development calendar below): 

  • Monday, April 16, 2018 -- Deadline for Board of Education nominating petitions (5 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, May 2, 2018 -- Voter Registration (3-6 p.m. in the High School Lobby)
  • Thursday, May 3, 2018 -- Public Hearing for Proposed 2018-19 Budget (7 p.m. in the MS/HS Media Center)

Budget Vote

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018 -- 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. in the Middle School Cafeteria (11:45 a.m. dismissal for Gr. 6-12)

Absentee ballots are available starting on April 9, 2018. Once available, absentee ballots can be obtained by visiting the District Office (424 Main Street, Cairo, NY) or submitting a written request to the Board Clerk in the District Office.  


Board of Education Candidates

The Cairo-Durham CSD Board of Education has three (3) Board vacancies on the May 2018 budget ballot. Each seat is a three-year, non-paid term beginning on July 1, 2018 (through June 30, 2020). Nominating petitions are available starting February 8, 2018. Petitions are due back to the District Clerk by Monday, April 16, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Bridget Agostinoni, District Clerk

Email: bragostinoni@cairodurham.org
Phone: 518-622-8534, ext. 25010

Cairo-Durham Central School District
424 Main Street
Cairo, NY 12413

Learn more about being a school board member (PDF). 

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Budget Development Calendar (2018-19)





November 9, 2017

6 p.m.

HS Auditorium

Regular Board of Education (BOE) Meeting

Submit 2018-19 budget calendar and budget development procedures to the Board of Education for adoption

December 7, 2017

6 p.m.


Regular BOE Meeting

Presentation of District Long-Range Financial Plan

January 11, 2018

6 p.m.

HS Media Center

Regular BOE Meeting

BOE & public input session for budget development

February 8, 2018

7 p.m.



Rollover budget presentation with Executive Budget Data

Nominating petitions available for Board of Education candidates (call District Office for more information 518-622-8534, ext. 25010)

March 7, 2018

7 p.m.

HS Media Center


BOE Workshop Community Conversation: Public input session to review a list of all potential changes under consideration for the 2018-2019 spending plan

March 22, 2018

7 p.m.

HS Media Center

Regular BOE Meeting

First presentation of the 2018-2019 budget proposal

April 9, 2018

District Office


Applications for absentee ballot available (call District Office for more information 518-622-8534, ext. 25010)

April 16, 2018

5 p.m.

District Office

Board of Education Petition Deadline

If interested in running for a Board of Education seat, please click here or call District Office for more information 518-622-8534, ext. 25010

April 17, 2018

7 p.m.

HS Media Center

Regular BOE Meeting

Final presentation of the 2018-2019 budget proposal; Possible budget adoption by BOE

May 2, 2018

3-6 p.m.

HS Lobby

Voter Registration


May 3, 2018

7 p.m.

HS Media Center


Annual budget hearing; last day to apply for absentee ballot (if ballot is to be mailed)

May 15, 2018

1 - 9 p.m.

Middle School Cafeteria


Budget Vote and BOE Elections

Early Dismissal for Grades 6-12 (11:45 a.m.)



Past Budgets

View past budget information in the Budget Archives