Highland school voters approve budget and bus proposition, re-elected incumbent board members
12:58, May 17, 2017
Copyright 2015 All rights reserved. This material can't be published, transferred, copied or redistributed.
In the Board of Education race for three seats, incumbents Rachelle Nardelli (904), Denise Kness (874) and Glen Malia (850) earned new three-year terms, defeating Michelle Browne (309) and Gnesia Feliu (174). Harmon Kent III received 94 votes, Monica Waite 195 and Ron Witkowski 81.
Almost all area school district budgets passed in Tuesday's voting.
Board members will vote on the tentative budget, which doesn't call for a tax increase, at their meeting this Monday. They are up for re-election for three-year terms.
Taxpayers approved budgets in Marcellus and all of the school districts in the Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES as spending plans were put up to vote statewide Tuesday.
The board approved the program at its March 13 meeting. It restricts school districts and municipalities to 2 percent or the rate of inflation, whichever is less. The three propositions were also approved, with the bus passing 405-128, capital reserve, 375-156 and capital project.
Kendall passed their $17,415,783 budget, a 1.26 percent increase, in a 183 to 50 vote.
Superintendent Robinson was happy with the budget and the bus proposition results. Incumbent Stephen Sycdek and Robert Becker received 720 and 711 votes, respectively.
The budget proposal before the board tonight would slash $5.8 million more from the budget.
In other business, Bodamer gave a presentation on Community Eligibility Provision funding that will provide free lunches to every student in the school district next year. Michelle Lyon (364) and Jim Struble (334) won the two available three-years terms on the school board. "All the propositions will benefit the school district".
This is the fourth straight year the district's tax levy is below the state's increase cap, so homeowners will be eligible for a state property tax rebate, sent directly to homeowners in the fall of 2017.
In addition, the Northville Public Library budget passed, 244-132.
The Westfield Academy Central School District proposed a 2017-18 budget of $15,881,650 - a 14.38 percent increase from 2007-08.
Among the revenue sources is $1.3 million from "gambling money" or state funding collected from casinos to defray property tax costs, according to Stan Johnson, executive director of operations. Voters also approved the purchase of school buses and similar vehicles at a maximum cost of $200,000, with 150 voting in favor and 45 voting against. School officials said 63 affidavit votes would be verified on Wednesday and a victor would be declared. Michelle Isabella (239) finished third.
The Marcellus Central School District budget passed 527-213. Spending for specific projects will be subject to voter approval.
Christopher Fatta was elected to a five-year term on the school board, defeating Jeffrey Hill, 283-153. This is nearly an 80 percent approval rating on our budget and last year's was 80 percent.
The idea of the cap was to control the amount of the tax hike, not to eliminate increases completely.
The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.
A National Audit Office report warned that taking money away from NHS services would leave them vulnerable to security breaches. The Lib Dems will roll back mass snooping powers and focus on targeted surveillance and increased policing.
A 16-year-old SC teen died after intaking an excessive amount of caffeine, the coroner ruled on Monday. From all reports, Davis was a healthy teenager with no family history of a heart-related condition.
Wall responded that Trump's order is nothing like that, and if it were, he wouldn't be defending it before the court. They pointed out that he argued the president has broad authority when it comes to immigration.
Since the now commander-in-chief started his campaign trail, the name Donald has decreased in popularity among new parents. In general, she said, parents don't want to give their children names that might attract controversy.
In just two cities, Jenin and Jericho, did Fatah win an outright victory without support from other participating factions. Activists at Fatah headquarters were busy getting out the vote and arranging rides for relatives to the ballot stations.
Assad will maintain military strength as long as Iran and Russian Federation, two of his key allies, keep backing him, Coats said. But he warned that "left unchecked, that stalemate will deteriorate in the favor of belligerence".
At Peak Severe Weather Season, More Storms on the Way
The most widespread impacts from the thunderstorms will be damaging wind gusts, large hail and flash flooding. This is the kind of day where tornadoes are possible, if not likely, in addition to hail and high winds.
That's Sanchez - Wenger hails Arsenal match-winner
Midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had picked up a hamstring injury but Wenger said that the injury was not serious. Petr Cech made two crucial saves to ensure Arsenal went into the first half break on level terms with the Saints.
Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud
Trump won the presidency with an Electoral College victory even though Clinton received nearly 3 million more votes. Trump, who took office in January, has said that there was widespread voter fraud in the November election.
Syrian Kurdish forces say they will push on to IS capital
The weapons are meant to bolster the Kurdish fighters as they set out to dislodge the caliphate from its "capital" of. Yildirim said "there is still an opportunity for the United States to take Turkey's sensitivities into consideration".
Trump hails China trade deal ending ban on beef
The two sides didn't discuss whether the USA would join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Ross said. Coming a month after Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping met in Florida, it allowed China to depict Mr.
Rain moving in for part of the weekend
Daybreak low temperatures will be in the upper 40s to lower 50s, but temperatures will warm to around 80° in the afternoon. This weekend our focus is a coastal storm that will bring a round of moderate to heavy rain to western Mass.
Samsung Launched its Galaxy S8 Launcher in Play Store
The only advantage of iPhone 7 Plus here is the quad LED flash and the aperture size of F1.8 with a bit bigger camera sensor size. Samsung Official WebsiteA new report says Samsung may release the Galaxy Note 8 when Apple launches its iPhone 8.
Elections BC gearing up for eventful final count
While we wait for the absentee ballots to decide who wins this election, there is this sure thing: The Greens have three seats. This is another race that could well be determined by absentee votes, of which there were nearly 2,000 in 2013.
US, EU in Urgent Talks on Pitch to Expand Laptop Ban
In March, laptops were banned from the cabins of US -bound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa. Lufthansa is also working on different scenarios regarding this ban, informed Helmut Tolksdorf, the spokesman.
Auburn athletic programs earn ideal April scores
New coach Cuonzo Martin's program remains hurt by the 851 April score for Frank Haith's final season in Columbia during 2013-14. Each of those teams was recognized last week with a national award for being in the top 10 percent of their respective sports.
How exit poll works in South Korean president election
He advocates a two-track policy of seeking dialogue with North Korea while maintaining pressure and sanctions to encourage change. Hong said in a televised address that he will accept the election result and be satisfied with restoring his party.
Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey
And he said the FBI does not expect to have anything to say about the Russian Federation investigation until that one was over. Clinton will act as the connector, said one source, bringing donors to these groups and helping raise money for them, too.