2023-2024 Budget/Trustee Vote

  • Tuesday, May 16, 2023
    8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Grand Island High School gymnasium

    **NOTE: For your convenience, reserved parking during the vote will be available in two different places: the Grand Island High School back parking lot closest to door No. 21 (right across from the main gym entrance) and in the front lot of the high school.
    Absentee ballots are available upon request. Please call Jude Kuehne, District Clerk, at 716-773-8801.

    Budget Presentations:

    First Draft Budget Presentation 2/13/2023

    Second Draft Budget Presentation 3/13/2023 

    Third Budget Presentation 3/27/2023 

    Final BOE Approved and Adopted Budget 4/18/2023

    Proposed Budget 2023 - 2024 


    Community Perception Survey:

    The results of this annual community-based survey will be used to develop and improve the way the district communicates with its various audiences. The Community Perception Survey opens as the date of the budget vote and election gets closer. The survey will close May 31, 2023.

    Board of Education Trustee Election - Candidate Petitions Available March 27, 2023 in District Clerk's Office 

    Voters will elect TWO members to the GICSD Board of Education for three-year terms, commencing July 1, 2023, and concluding June 30, 2026. Candidates wanting to run for the Board of Education may pick up a petition packet from the District Office located at 1100 Ransom Road between the high school and middle school, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Candidate bios will be posted below as the date of the election gets closer. If you have any questions, feel free to call or email District Clerk Jude Kuehne at 716-773-8801 or judekuehne@gicsd.org.

    Candidates Information:
    Information from New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA):

    Click HERE for New York State School Board Association Running for the School Board link (includes English and Spanish versions of 2023 Running for the School Board brochures).
    Click HERE for New York State School Boards Association - New Member Resources link.
    Click HERE for New York State School Boards Association - The School Board Member Experience.
    Click HERE for New York State School Boards Association - New School Board Member Handbook.

    May 8, 2023 Budget Hearing at 7:00 pm / BOE Meeting at 7:30 pm - in the High School Professional Development Room

    Meet the Candidates Night -  The Grand Island PTA Council will be sponsoring a "Meet the Candidates Night"  on

    Wednesday, May 10th at 6:30 pm in the High School Professional Development Room.  

    Jennifer Chin Bio

    Andrew Grinchishin Bio

    Dr. Ashli Dreher Bio

    Susan Marston Bio


    Voter Information and Qualifications:

    Voters must be:
    1.  A citizen of the United States
    2.  At least 18 years of age
    3.  A resident of the district for at least 30 days prior to vote

    Contact Information:

    If you require more information, call 716-773-8801 between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m or email judekuehne@gicsd.org.

    Budget Documents:

    2023-24 Final Budget for Adoption

    Results of the Grand Island CSD Budget Vote and Trustee Election

    Proposition No. 1: YES 959, NO 620     
    Proposition No. 2: YES 979, NO 593      
    Proposition No. 3: YES 925, NO 641      

    Trustee Election
    1. Jennifer Chin, 545 votes
    2. Andrew Grinchinshin, 704 votes
    3. Ashli Dreher, 835 votes
    4. Susan Marston, 949 votes
    Write-ins, 5
    Absentee ballots, 66      
    Total voters: 1,603

2021-22 Vote Results