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MCSD voters approve 2018-19 budget

May 15, 2018

On May 15, Monticello Central School District voters approved the district’s $89,826,369 million 2018-19 budget proposal and elected three board of education members.

The following results are unofficial pending verification of the absentee ballots; however, the ballots have been reviewed and should not impact the final results.

Voters approved:
• An $89,826,369 budget for the 2018-19 school year that increases spending 5.31 percent ($4,526,819) and carries a 0.74 ($320,000) percent tax levy increase: 353 yes; 320 no

The three elected candidates, in ballot order, are:

Cathleen Doherty 393 votes
Todd Grodin 410 votes
Tim Crumley 402 votes

The terms are three years, beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2021.

“I am grateful to the community for taking the time out of their busy day to exercise their right to vote,” Superintendent of Schools Tammy Mangus said. “This budget will continue to support the programs and staff that mold our students into confident, life-ready citizens who are prepared to do great things.”