Budget, Board of Education election results

  • Budget, Board of Education election results

Budget, Board of Education election results

Copiague: School Board Trustee candidate Christopher Madden defeated Viscel Moore for a seat on the board, 520 to 460.

The district continues to thrive, with U.S. News & World Report ranking it No. 88 in the top 100 school districts in NY state in April.

According to an analysis by the New York State School Boards Association, 99.4 percent of school district budgets statewide won approval at the polls Tuesday.

Voting the Batavia City School District takes place from 7 this morning to 9 tonight.

The Cato-Meridian Central School District had five candidates vying for two seats on the school board.

The Southwestern Central School District proposed a 2017-18 budget of $27,366,108 - a 16.22 percent increase from 2007-08.

Chenango Forks School District: $35,022,521 budget passed by a vote 147 to 38.

Alpine School District will have a data privacy policy by the end of the summer. He said will be replaced on the board next year by student Regan Dolan, who was present at the meeting.

The board also approved the termination of a bus driver and a custodian. Also coming up short was Alex Rappoport, with 673 votes.

The board held the first of two public hearings on the budget, which calls for $115.1 million in spending, up from $112 million in the current fiscal year.

Spending on bond revenue projects for next year includes $15 million for the expansion of Woodbrook Elementary School, $3 million for learning-space modernization and $1.4 million for school security improvements. Mancos Schools will move to a four-day schedule next school year, and moving the ceremony to a Friday may work better with the new schedule, Priestley said. "What the school does, it asks the entire community and the vote shows the community was appreciative".

The tally was not completed at Unatego Central School before deadline on Tuesday.

The budget anticipates $113.9 million in revenue, up from $107.8 million this year. Margaret Hall was elected with 110, Gerald DaBresca was elected with 105, and William Gross was elected with 95.

The Mancos School District budget for next school year is expected to increase slightly, allowing the district to invest in technology upgrades and staff salary raises, Superintendent Brian Hanson said Monday.

In the Jordan-Elbridge district, the budget was approved 386-68, and four people ran for three seats on the board.

Proposition 5, to allocate $12,000 to the Fort Hunter Free Library, passed, 367-75. Albion and Holley both had contested board of education races.

In their vote, 202 voted "yes" and 156 voted "no". Powers Library funding was OK'd 338-92.

The local tax levy will increase 1.94 percent. The budget will also be available for public inspection at the district administrative offices on West Water Street in Middletown. Catherine Root elected to the Board of Education with 185 votes.

In Union Springs, the budget passed 315-23. This would make up 22.43 percent of the proposed budget. Tony Turnbull was elected to the Board of Education with 948 votes.

77 percent of districts that exceeded the property tax cap saw their budgets pass. Rhea Deyo was voted into the school board with 253 votes, and Kathy Swezey was voted in with 251. Each will serve another three-year term.