State legislators and Cayuga County school district leaders traded ideas on budget concerns regarding Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2018-2019 executive budget proposal.
The event was held at the Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES building in Aurelius. State Sen. Pam Helming, State Sen. John DeFrancisco, State Assemblyman Bob Oaks and State Assemblyman Gary Finch held down the fort.
Dr. Rick Timbs, executive director of the Statewide School Finance Consortium, which advocates for equatable state aid among state school districts, gave a presentation outlining the budget proposal and the effects the executive budget would have on Cayuga County districts.