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Voters to decide school budgets Tuesday, May 16

May 11, 2017
By ANDY FLYNN - Editor (aflynn@lakeplacidnews.com) , Lake Placid News

LAKE PLACID - Residents in the Olympic Region will vote on school budgets Tuesday, May 16.

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Lake Placid

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Lake Placid Middle/High School
(News photo — Andy Flynn)

Voters in the Lake Placid Central School District will decide on a $18,723,883 spending plan for the coming school year. That's a spending increase of 1.86 percent and a tax levy increase of 1.58 percent over this year.

Voters will also be asked to approve a referendum on the proposed $19.16 million capital project plan; and the lease of two, 66-passenger buses for five years at a cost not to exceed $44,000 per year.

The vote will include the election of three Board of Education members from two candidates: incumbent Jeffrey Brownell and Joan Hallett-Valentine. Terms expire this year for board members Brownell, Camelia Sheridan and Patricia Stanton.

The vote will take place from 2 to 9 p.m. at the Wilmington Community Center and Lake Placid Elementary School.

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Keene

Voters in the Keene Central School District will decide on a $6.1 million spending plan for the coming school year. That's a spending increase of 2.17 percent and a tax levy increase of 1.55 percent over this year.

The vote will also include the election of one Board of Education member from three candidates: incumbent Sheryl Quinn and challengers Ed Juckett and Thomas McCabe.

The vote will take place from noon to 8 p.m. in the Keene Central School's Commons Area.

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AuSable Valley

Voters in the AuSable Valley Central School District will decide on a $31,999,783 budget, representing a .55 percent decrease in spending over the current year.

The vote will also include the election of one Board of Education member. James Martineau Jr. is unopposed.

The vote will take place from noon to 9 p.m. in the middle/high school cafeteria in Clintonville.

 
 

 

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