The Lakeland Board of Education will begin budget deliberations for the 2010-11 school year with a 7 p.m. budget work session on Jan. 7.
The board will hear a preliminary budget forecast and discuss budget assumptions at the first of four meetings to be held between January and April. Also on the agenda are presentations of the operational, transportation, and general support budgets.
The following is the budget meeting schedule. All meetings begin at 7 p.m.
• February 4, 2010 (debt service, technology, and employee benefits)
Budget meetings are open to the public, and discussion is permitted on the budget topics.
Voters will vote on the budget and elect school trustees on Tuesday, May 18, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Van Cortlandtville Elementary School on Route 6 in Mohegan Lake.