Budget - 2020-2021

Budget Vote Results

Thank you voters!!!


Proposition #1 BUDGET - $34,559,412

Total Votes

YES votes


NO votes


Board Candidate(s):

Total Votes

Jessica Chutka-Pelletier


Paul Palmer


Gail Rohr


Our budget process for the 2020-2021 school year kicked off at the February 28th Board of Education meeting. The Board of Education will deliberate over our budget - aligning our resources to our goals. Final adoption by the Board is May 26th .

Budget Presentations: Follow the link below to access the budget presentations from the monthly Board Meetings. This document contains a running document which includes every 2020-2021 budget presentation.

2020-2021 Budget Presentations
Budget Hearing Video - 6/2/20

2020/2021 Budget/Candidate Vote

The Annual School District Election and Vote on the Budget will be held remotely on June 9, 2020.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as required by the Governor of the State of New York’s Executive Order 202.26, such annual budget vote and election shall be conducted by absentee ballot only.
  1.  To vote on the following proposition:

    Adoption of this budget requires a tax levy decrease 1.42% which exceeds the statutory tax levy limit of $17,523,938 for this school fiscal year and therefore exceeds the state tax cap and must be approved by at least sixty percent of the qualified voters present and voting.

    Shall the Board of Education of the Dover Union Free School District, Towns of Dover, Amenia, Washington and Union Vale, Dutchess County, New York, be authorized to expend the amount set forth in the budget for the 2020/2021 school year in the total amount of $34,559,412 and to levy the necessary sum against the taxable real property in the district.  

  2.  To elect three (3) members to the Board of Education for five- year terms, expiring June 30, 2025.  There are three (3) candidates: 

    1. Jessica Chutka-Pelletier
    2. Paul Palmer
    3. Gail Rohr

2020-2021 Budget Statement

Academic Report Cards:

District-Level Academic Report Card

School-Level Academic Report Cards (below):

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