Polls were open Tuesday in many school districts across Long Island for residents to vote on proposed budgets totaling almost $13 billion, along with contested board races featuring 207 candidates in 56 districts.
The $32,633,544 budget, which is 3.21 percent more than this year's spending plan, calls for a hike in the tax levy of 2 percent - short of the state tax cap of 3.8 percent. Raymond Mix III hired Sandifer-Purchase Attorneys at Law to submit a statement to East St. Louis School District 189.
The School Board discussed the issue in closed session, then voted at an unscheduled special meeting Monday to overturn Culver's decision. Three of the seats are for three-year terms.
The budget referendum will take place from 8 a.m.to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Madison Town Office.
In addition to general spending plans, many districts are asking for residents to vote on capital projects and spending on school buses. "Why should one board member control and have the power to restrict the information to our whole board of elected officials?" The district projects that its 2018-19 tax levy - that is, total revenues raised through property taxes - will rise 2.72 percent, rather than the maximum under the cap of almost 4.22 percent.
"It should be noted that while enrollment in Durham County charter schools continue to grow, the number of students in Durham Public Schools has decreased the last two years", Davis said.
The Board will recognize Student Representative Juliet Stephenson, an Alhambra High School senior who is one of two students, along with Alan Kobylik, who has been named a Citizen of the Year by the Martinez Chamber of Commerce.
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REMSEN - The 2018-2019 school budget vote will be held on Tuesday from 1 p.m.to 8 p.m.in the elementary school cafeteria.
Sherry Johnson, the executive director of the Monroe County School Board Association, says voter turnout has decreased over the years since the tax cap was implemented.
The school board received 57 applications for the position from candidates representing 19 states.
The Dallas School Board on Monday proposed a $38.6 million preliminary budget with a 1.5 percent increase in the property tax rate.
In compliance with the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, the Board will consider declaring the District's need for fully qualified educators and will consider approving previously-reviewed new science course materials that would be used next year at Martinez Junior High School.
Tuckahoe School Board member Sean Hattrick, who now serves on the board as chairman, is also running unopposed for a second three-year term on the board. The three-year ConnectED grant has a value of $432,000.