Most, not all, school budgets earn voter support

16 May, 2018, 08:33 | Author: Brenda Erickson
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"We were looking at 5 percent, and we talked about that that even is not enough". We knew what was happening at the One-Stop Voting sites - the hauling of unprecedented numbers of uniformed voters who could follow directions. "It would be very hard, but if that's what the voters want - then we have to do that".

The district's proposed budget of $163,200,980 passed with a 63.4 percent approval.

The county spends about 34 percent of its general fund, the largest part of the total budget, on education.

Wainscott is asking voters to approve a $3.33 million budget for the 2018-19 year.

In other business, the board heard from high school principal Aaron Nelson and Curriculum Coordinator Ben Johnston regarding plans to refresh student devices over the next two school years.

Unofficial results show the $71,992,850 budget was approved by voters with 340 votes in favor and 142 against, several hundred fewer voters than the previous year.

In Bridgehampton, voters will be asked to approve a $16.3 million budget next week-with a almost 14 percent increase in spending-and the three Board of Education incumbents in Bridgehampton will be enjoying a free run to keep their seats on the seven-member board. That's a 2.4 percent increase. We encourage you to vote today in your local school budget and school board elections.

More help is being made available for Waterloo Community Schools' students who don't have access to the internet at home.

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According to Will Clark, COO of New Haven Public Schools, the board of education voted to close Creed High School, New Light High School and New Horizons High School at the end of the school year.

Oil City School Board members on Monday reviewed the district's tentative 2018-2019 budget.

The residents were asked to vote on a $99.3 million budget, which was an increase from last year's budget of $96,818,467. The state will pay for approximately 77 percent of the cost of the purchase, and there is no tax increase associated with the bus purchase, the release states.

There are also three candidates seeking election to two board seats. After the win, in which Paretto received 1,031 votes, he said he was happy to see the organization's current makeup was maintained.

NORTHVILLE - The Northville Central School District 2018-19 budget was approved by voters 241-145 on May 15. Randy Bashwinger was elected to serve a three-year term on the Board of Education with 444 votes.

I am supporting the candidates that have direct experience in dealing with decisions that a board member makes when providing the best for our Waterloo students while being fiscally responsible. No one from the public spoke for or against the measure during the committee's meeting. It passed by a 7-2 vote Monday, with a final vote expected next month.

In Niskayuna, voters approved a budget that lifted the local tax haul by 2.64 percent, with 1,186 in support and 525 opposedt.

The budget reinforces student learning and lays plans for the future, the release states.

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